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Part of the West Frieze of the Parthenon

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2006,U.1327

  • Title (object)

    • Part of the West Frieze of the Parthenon
  • Description

    Three images showing parts of the Parthenon in the British Museum, from top: six horsemen riding to the left, figures taming three horses, three figures and two horses; artist's posthumous publication.
    Medal engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1851-1872
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 324 millimetres (trimmed)
    • Width: 242 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, and "as restored by Mr John Henning." production detail: "Engraved by the late A. R. Freebairn."
  • Curator's comments

    Pair to 1872,1012.6225, which was Henning's posthumous publication and acquired in the British Museum in 1872.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1891

  • Acquisition notes

    No registration number stamped

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    2006,U.1327

  • Additional IDs

    • 1891,1116.179
Three images showing parts of the Parthenon in the British Museum, from top: six horsemen riding to the left, figures taming three horses, three figures and two horses; artist's posthumous publication.  Medal engraving

Recto

Three images showing parts of the Parthenon in the British Museum, from top: six horsemen riding to the left, figures taming three horses, three figures and two horses; artist's posthumous publication. Medal engraving

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