Old King Coal.

Drawing
ca. 1860 (drawn)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pencil and wash drawing by James Godwin, illustrating the nursery rhyme Old King Cole. Features Old King Cole sitting on a throne surrounded by courtiers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil and wash on paper
Brief Description
Pencil and wash drawing by James Godwin illustrating the nursery rhyme 'Old King Coal', ca. 1860.
Physical Description
Pencil and wash drawing by James Godwin, illustrating the nursery rhyme Old King Cole. Features Old King Cole sitting on a throne surrounded by courtiers.
Dimensions
  • Sheet height: 17.5cm
  • Sheet width: 23cm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Old King Coal [sic] Jas Godwin (Artist's inscription and signature in ink on the back of the illustration.)
  • 'Book Illustration' (Inscription in pencil on the back of the illustration.)
  • 'OLD KING COAL' (Inscription in pencil on the front of the illustration.)
Subjects depicted
Literary Reference<u>Old King Cole</u>
Other Number
BA 408 - Previous Renier Collection pressmark
Collection
Library Number
RENIER.206

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record createdJune 7, 2005
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