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Design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Willetts & Sons (Commissioned by)
    The Roseland Studio (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Mrs Pamela Joan Gordon in memory of her father, George Frederick Willetts (1893-1961)

  • Museum number:

    E.3231-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 13, box B

Physical description

A drawing in pen and ink on paper showing a woman wearing a white dress and carrying two hat boxes. She is also holding an open umbrella and her dress is blowing in the wind.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1920s (made)

Artist/maker

Willetts & Sons (Commissioned by)
The Roseland Studio (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

No 25
Handwritten in ink, bottom right

147/2
Handwritten and a box drawn around in pencil, bottom right

THE "ROSELAND" STUDIO.
Stamped in ink, bottom left

WILLETTS & SONS./ 29 BARTHOLOMEW CLOSE, E.C.1.
Stamped in ink on the reverse

Dimensions

Height: 45.5 cm, Width: 26.1 cm

Descriptive line

A design drawing by the Roseland Studio for the packaging firm of Willetts and Sons, London , showing a woman carrying two hatboxes and holding an umbrella, 1920s

Materials

Pen; Ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Shopping; Woman; Wind; Umbrellas

Categories

Fashion; Labels & packaging

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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