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  • Place of origin:

    London (75 Duke St Grosvenor Sq, made)

  • Date:

    1930s (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carpenter, B. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, water-colour and bodycolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Yu-Chee Chong Fine Art, London

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 44

Physical description

Pencil, water-colour and bodycolour image depicting an expansive bedroom, with large alcove at back with bed. The main part of the bedroom is decorated in green with a large parquet floor.

Place of Origin

London (75 Duke St Grosvenor Sq, made)


1930s (designed)


Carpenter, B. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, water-colour and bodycolour


Height: 53.5 cm, Width: 75.8 cm

Descriptive line

Design for proposed decoration of a bedroom in the Pompeian style by B. Carpenter.

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

Leslie, Fiona Designs for 20th-Century Interiors. London: V&A Publications, 2000.


Pencil; Water-colour; Body-colour


Illustration; Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Beds (furniture); Furniture; Bedrooms; Pompeian Style; Fireplaces


Designs; Furniture; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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