Tuesday, May 01, 2012

G. A. Hoskins watercolours and drawings

Griffith Institute

With thanks to Jan Picton on the Petrie Museum Unofficial page for posting this. It's a brilliant page on the Griffith Institute site showing watercolours and pencil drawings from the - do take the time to have a look.

Hoskins was a British traveller, antiquary and amateur artist. Born, 1802. Died, Rome 1863. Visited Egypt in 1832-3 and 1860-1. Worked with Robert Hay at Qurna. Secretary and Treasurer of the White Nile Association, 1839. Published Travels in Ethiopia above the Second Cataract of the Nile (1835), Visit to the Great Oasis of the Libyan Desert (1837), and A Winter in Upper and Lower Egypt (1863).


Stuart Tyler said...

Andrea- you angel!

I owe you. Thanks. I have posted this on Facebook, with a little discovery of my own (via you).

Kindest Regards,

Andie said...

I like being an angel! :-)