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Design

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1843 to ca.1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (designers)
    Langley Prints Ltd. (printers (people))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, colour woodblock printing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Langley Prints Ltd.

  • Museum number:

    E.379-1964

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3D, shelf HIGH, box 5L

Physical description

36 engravings and colour prints from woodblocks, mounted on paper and stitched, showing designs for flags and kerchiefs etc. printed with pictorial commemorating events such as the opening of the Thames Tunnel in 1843 and the 1862 Exhibition at South Kensington. Some lettered with titles, dated etc. Two numbered '132' and '136', and two stamped with duty stamps.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca.1843 to ca.1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (designers)
Langley Prints Ltd. (printers (people))

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, colour woodblock printing

Marks and inscriptions

'132'
[One print] numbered

'136'
[One print] numbered

Two stamped with duty stamps

Dimensions

Height: 91.4 cm, Width: 92.7 cm

Descriptive line

36 designs for flags and kerchiefs etc, by an unknown maker, printed with pictorial subjects, including some commemorating events such as the opening of the Thames Tunnel in 1843, and the 1862 Exhibition at South Kensington, produced by Langley Prints Ltd. Mounted on paper and stitched.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1964 published by HMSO 1965.

Techniques

Engraving (printing process); Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Kerchiefs; Commemoratives; Flags

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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