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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilhelm, C. RI, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and pencil and wash on wove paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Syme Henderson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf B, box 11

Physical description

Sketchbook containing drawings of ornamental motifs and details of costume. The sketchbook consists of 50pp of wove paper, many unused, bound in black cloth with a black leather back.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)


late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)


Wilhelm, C. RI, born 1858 - died 1925 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and pencil and wash on wove paper

Marks and inscriptions

Sketchbook contains printed label of Lechertier, Barbe & Co., 60, Regent Street, London, W.


Height: 5.375 in volume, Width: 7.25 in volume

Descriptive line

Sketchbook of drawings by William John Charles Pitcher, containing ornamental motifs and details of costumes, pencil and pencil and wash, Britain, late 19th-early 20th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.


Wove paper; Pencil; Ink



Subjects depicted

Costume design


Drawings; Designs; Theatre; Clothing


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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