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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Selous, Henry Courtney, born 1803 - died 1890 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink on wove paper watermarked 'Bideford Bank 1803 Tho<sup>s</sup> Burnard & Co.'

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Warren

  • Museum number:

    E.3405-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf A, box 31

Physical description

A sketchbook composed of 702 pages (pp. 437-671 unused and other pages have evidently been torn out) of very thin wove paper, watermarked 'Bideford Bank 1803 Thos Burnard & Co.,' in a marbled paper cover with brown leather corners and back. The sketchbook contains drawings of scrollwork ornament, horsemen, figures and figure-groups, studies for portraits, landscapes, and book illustration etc.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (probably, drawn)

Date

19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Selous, Henry Courtney, born 1803 - died 1890 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink on wove paper watermarked 'Bideford Bank 1803 Thos Burnard & Co.'

Dimensions

Height: 4.1875 in volume, Width: 7.25 in volume

Descriptive line

Drawings by Henry Courtney Selous, sketchbook containing drawings of scrollwork ornament, horsemen, figures and figure-groups, studies for portraits, landscapes, and book illustration etc., pencil, pen and ink on wove paper, 19th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper; Graphite; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Landscapes; Horsemen; Figures; Portraits; Scrollwork

Categories

Drawings; Landscapes; Portraits; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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