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Certificate for the Royal School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1868 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Poynter, Edward John (Sir), born 1836 - died 1919 (artist)
    Brothers Dalziel (engravers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood engraving on paper

  • Museum number:

    25121

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 118

This certificate was designed by Sir Edward John Poynter and engraved by the Dalziel Brothers. The certificate is decorated with objects symbolic of shipbuilding and marine engineering, such as anchors, chains and a propeller. The figures on either side of the certificate signify Labour and Science. The School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering was formerly located at the Museum’s premises.

Physical description

Certificate for The Royal School Of Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering, wood engraving, decorated with objects symbolic of shipbuilding and marine engineering, as well as figures of Labour and Science.

Place of Origin

England (printed)

Date

1868 (printed)

Artist/maker

Poynter, Edward John (Sir), born 1836 - died 1919 (artist)
Brothers Dalziel (engravers)

Materials and Techniques

Wood engraving on paper

Dimensions

Height: 53.7 cm, Width: 37.9 cm

Object history note

The certificate is decorated with objects symbolic of shipbuilding and marine engineering, as well as figures of Labour and Science. The School occupied the rooms which now contain the European Ornament Gallery.

Descriptive line

Certificate for The Royal School Of Naval Architecture And Marine Engineering, wood engraving by the Dalziel brothers after Sir Edward John Poynter, England, 1868

Labels and date

CERTIFICATE FOR THE ROYAL SCHOOL OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE AND MARINE ENGINEERING
English, 1868
Wood engraving by the Dalziel brothers after Sir Edward John Poynter (1836-1919)

The certificate is decorated with objects symbolic of shipbuilding and marine engineering, as well as figures of Labour and Science. The School occupied the rooms which now contain the European Ornament Gallery.

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Subjects depicted

Marine engineering; Labour; Industry; Steering wheels; Anchors; Certificates; Chains; Personification; Science; Propellers; Shipbuilding

Categories

Prints; Printed pages & sheets; Ceremonial objects; Science; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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