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Printmaking tool

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1860s-c.1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    One of 22 tools, mostly made of metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dorothea Short, daughter of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.737-1951

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case 19, shelf 25

Physical description

Etching and engraving tools.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)

Date

1860s-c.1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

One of 22 tools, mostly made of metal

Descriptive line

Mezzotint scraper used by Sir Frank Short (1851-1945).

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1951 London: HMSO, 1962.

Materials

Metal

Techniques

Metalworking; Engraving

Categories

Printmaking techniques; Tools & Equipment

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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