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Ravine in the Simplon opposite Isella

Sir John Frederick William Herschel9/1/1821

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

  • Title: Ravine in the Simplon opposite Isella
  • Creator: Sir John Frederick William Herschel
  • Date: 9/1/1821
  • Physical Dimensions: 29.7 x 20.5 cm (11 11/16 x 8 1/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Graphite drawing made with the aid of a camera lucida
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Gift of the Graham and Susan Nash Collection
  • Signature: (Recto) signed and dated in brown ink, at bottom left edge: "JFW Herschel del. Com. Lue. [space] 18221.
  • Object Type: Graphic art
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 91.GG.98.48
  • Inscription: (Verso) inscribed in brown ink, at bottom center edge, by Herschel: "Ravine in the Simplon opposite Isella"; in brown ink, at upper center edhe, by Herschel: "No 315"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: Gift of the Graham and Susan Nash Collection
  • Classification: Drawings

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