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'Fern - Ivy - Water Violet - Hepatica'

  • Object:

    Cut-paper picture

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1840-c.1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    R. Kent Thomas, born 1816 - died 1884 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cut paper work

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Kenneth Neville-Davies

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 57, box D

Physical description

Four designs featuring, fern, ivy, water violets and hepaticas. Cut paper work, white paper on a black paper ground.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


c.1840-c.1880 (made)


R. Kent Thomas, born 1816 - died 1884 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Cut paper work

Marks and inscriptions

'Fern - Ivy - Water Violet - Hepatica'
in pencil


Height: 28 cm page, Width: 24 cm page, Height: 25.1 cm, Width: 21.2 cm

Descriptive line

One of forty-one pages from a pattern book entitled 'Rough notions of Ornament based on Wild Flowers', by R. Kent Thomas


Paper; Pencil


Cut paper work

Subjects depicted

Ferns; Ivy


Designs; Handicrafts; Pattern books


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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