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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Lyme Regis (Volume probably produced elsewhere, drawn)

  • Date:

    1881-1883 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Morris, Mary (May), born 1862 - died 1938 (artist)
    Whatman (paper-makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and watercolour on wove paper, bound in cloth and morocco leather

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sir William Rothenstein

  • Museum number:

    E.209-1942

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf A, box 66

Physical description

Sketchbook containing 42 pages (others missing) of Whatman wove paper, bound in green cloth with morocco spine. Pencil and watercolour sketches. Quarter leather with cloth sides and leather pencil holder at head end. Elastic closing loop is missing. Landscape format

Place of Origin

Lyme Regis (Volume probably produced elsewhere, drawn)

Date

1881-1883 (made)

Artist/maker

Morris, Mary (May), born 1862 - died 1938 (artist)
Whatman (paper-makers)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and watercolour on wove paper, bound in cloth and morocco leather

Dimensions

Length: 134 mm Closed book Closed book, Width: 187 mm closed book closed book, Depth: 13 mm closed book closed book

Descriptive line

May Morris. Landscape and coast scenes around Lyme Regis. Whatman paper watermarked 1881. Green cloth and morocco binding

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1942, London: HMSO, 1955.

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Wove paper; Cloth; Morocco leather

Techniques

Watercolour drawing; Bookbinding

Categories

Drawings; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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