Item Hoskins MSS 3.33 - George A. Hoskins Watercolour - Study of a Man

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Hoskins MSS 3.33


George A. Hoskins Watercolour - Study of a Man


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1 watercolour

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A seated young man with his arms crossed over his chest:

  • watercolour
  • mounted
  • [on recto, bottom left corner] 'P 2'. (ink note)
  • [on recto, bottom edge] '[...] Sheakh [...] Son of a Sheakh'. (pencil note)
  • [on mount, bottom edge] 'Son of the Sheakh of the Bishary tribe'. (ink note)
  • 18.9 by 23.6 cm

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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  • Slight crease to bottom right corner
  • Discoloured around edges

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  • Published in Hoskins, G. A. 1835. Travels in Ethiopia, Above the Second Cataract of the Nile: Exhibiting the State of that Country, and Its Various Inhabitants, Under the Dominion of Mohammed Ali; and Illustrating the Antiquities, Arts, and History of the Ancient Kingdom of Meroe. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, pl. 2 [right].
  • Published online on the Griffith Institute website: 'The watercolours and drawings by George Alexander Hoskins in the Archive of the Griffith Institute, University of Oxford' (

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