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A. Gillette, the inventor of the safety razor

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cracknell, Alan, born 1937 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, crayon and watercolour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist in 1972

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.674-1972

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 139, box II

Physical description

Pencil, crayon and watercolour drawing of A. Gillette, the inventor of the safety razor. Signed in pencil with moonogram, and stamped with date and page number.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Cracknell, Alan, born 1937 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, crayon and watercolour drawing

Dimensions

Height: 47 cm, Width: 37.3 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing by Alan Cracknell depicting a portrait of A. Gillette, the inventor of the safety razor, an illustration for the Sunday Times Magazine. Great Britain, August 1970.

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

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1972

Materials

Card; Crayon; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Razors; Inventors

Categories

Drawings; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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