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Old King Coal.

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Godwin, James (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    RENIER.206

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

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.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. 1860 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Godwin, James (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and wash on paper

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.

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm sheet, Width: 23 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Pencil and wash drawing by James Godwin illustrating the nursery rhyme 'Old King Coal', ca. 1860.

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Wash

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Kings; Courtiers

Categories

Books; Illustration; Children & Childhood; National Art Library

Production Type

Unique

Collection

National Art Library

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