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Shell Guide to Dorset

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1936 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in brown crayon on yellow transparent paper

  • Credit Line:

    The Paul Nash Trust

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.335-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 12

Physical description

Rough drawing for illustrations to The Shell Guide to Dorset. The objects represented are examples of Kimmeridge coal money: bobbin-like objects with devices on their flat round ends. Two sheets of drawings (Circ.335 and 335A-1975) are mounted in a fold of cream paper.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

c.1936 (published)

Artist/maker

Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in brown crayon on yellow transparent paper

Dimensions

Height: 203 mm, Width: 148 mm

Descriptive line

Sketches for illustrations to the Shell Guide to Dorset; brown crayon on transparent yellow paper, by Paul Nash, c.1936

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1975

Materials

Tracing paper; Crayon

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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