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Creator:
Print made by Charles William Cain, 1893–1962, British
Title:

Ctesiphon Arch

Additional Title(s):

Clesiphan Arch

Part Of:

Collective Title: Beseak to Baghdad

Date:
1921
Medium:
Drypoint on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 15 7/16 inches (25.4 x 39.2 cm) and Plate (to image): 4 1/8 x 8 9/16 inches (10.5 x 21.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center left: "Ctesiphon Arch."; lower left: "3678"

stamped in purple ink, lower center: "MADE IN ENGLAND."

signed in graphite, center right: "Charles W · Cain /21."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1994.4.736
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architecture | desert | eating | landscape | monument | mosque | palace | ruins | vault (structural element)
Associated Places:
Asia | Baghdad | Ctesiphon | Iraq | Middle East | Taq-i Kisra
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36764
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