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Acquired in 1998 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Johnson, Ben
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
PDP
credit
Given by Mr. Ben Johnson
date_end
0001-01-01
date_start
0001-01-01
date_text
199401997 (made)
descriptive_line
Drawing for a painted panorama of Hong Kong by Ben Johnson. c.1994-97
dimensions
Height: 116 cm, Width: 62.3 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
not known (Royal Academy of Arts 01/01/0005-30/06/1997)
gallery
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F
historical_context_note
The painting, for which this is one of the working drawings, is a 6' x 12' acrylic on canvas panorama of Hong Kong as seen on 1st July 1997, the date which marked the end of the United Kingdom's 99-year lease of the territory and the hand-over to China. The painting was commissioned for the occasion by Cable & Wireless plc. It hangs in the convention and Exhibition Centre where the hand-over ceremony took place.
historical_significance
history_note
id
25621
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:05:28.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:05:28.000Z
latitude
location
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case PD, shelf 297
longitude
marks
'Ben Johnson' [Chinese characters] Phillip Lam '1994/1997' 12/12
materials
ink
materials_techniques
Black ink on polyester film
museum_number
E.230-1998
museum_number_token
e2301998
object_number
O25644
object_type
Drawing
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Drawing in black ink on polyester film, showing part of a panoramic view of Hong Kong.
place
primary_image_id
production_note
Attribution note: Philip Lam was Johnson's chief assistant on the 3-year project to create a panorama of Hong Kong. This is one of 12 panels [E.219-230-1998] making up a study 5' x 12' used as the basis for the painting completed in April 1997.
production_type
Unique
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
drawing-johnson-ben
sys_updated
2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
drawing
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1
year_start
1