Architecture at Tafendaft

John Weeks, Artist

This is one of the drawings in our collection. It was made in Atlas Mountains, Morocco in circa 1927.
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About the Work
This drawing is probably from John Weeks' trip through North Africa in 1927-1928. It is most likely located in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco/North Africa Maghreb. The exact location and correct spelling of the hilltop village is unknown, Weeks has also spelt the village name as Tagendaft on other drawings.
Ref: Correspondence from Kyla Mackenzie, University of Auckland, 2018
Measurements
270 x 371mm
Media
pen and ink wash on paper
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Description
Sepia toned drawing of stony hilltop village viewed from below.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 1955.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
24 Aug 1955

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Accession Number:
1955/5/1

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