About this object

In 1913 Lumsden married Mabel Royds and the couple travelled on extensive trips together. This etching was made while they were on their extended honeymoon in India.

Object specifics

  • Artist(s)
    Ernest Stephen Lumsden (British, born:1883-12-22, died:1948-09-29)
  • Date
    1914 first exhibited
  • Materials
    Etching; Paper
  • Measurements
    plate mark: 25.2 cm x 20.1 cm
  • Physical description
    Fishermen are taking shelter from the sun beneath a large umbrella at the waters edge in the lower right of the composition. They are sitting on a platform that extends over the steps that leads down to the water. A vast expanse of water extends into the background on the right and a large palace is visible in the background on the left.
  • Related people
    Ernest Stephen Lumsden (Artist/maker)
  • Other number(s)
    WAG Inventory Number: 1478
  • Credit line
    Purchased by the Walker Art Gallery from the Liverpool Autumn Exhibition in 1914
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Collection
    From the Walker Art Gallery collections

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