An image of A sunny street, Cairo

Mortimer L Menpes

(Australia, England 22 Feb 1855 – 01 Apr 1938)

A sunny street, Cairo

Other titles:
Eastern street scene, A street scene, Cairo
Location
Not on display
Further information

This work is most likely based on a composition from Menpes' journey to Egypt in 1893. The title is taken from an impression in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Place of origin
Pangbourne, Berkshire, England
Year
1912-1913
Media
Print
Medium
etching, drypoint, printed in black ink with plate tone on cream machine wove paper
Dimensions
15.1 x 13.4 cm platemark; 27.0 x 16.9 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Mortimer Menpes imp". Not dated.

Credit
David George Wilson Bequest Fund 2015
Accession number
72.2015