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Creator:
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British
Title:

Elephant Battery

Date:
1864
Medium:
Watercolor and gouache over graphite on medium, cream, slightly textured wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 5/8 x 14 1/4 inches (27 x 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower left: "Elephant Battery"; in artist's hand in pen and brown ink lower right: "Wm Simpson. 1864"

Signed and dated lower right: "Wm Simpson. | 1864"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.264
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art | batteries | cannons | conflict | elephants (animals) | historical subject | soldiers
Associated Places:
India
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12229
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