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Sign

  • Place of origin:

    England (painted)

  • Date:

    ca.1900 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Oil and gold leaf on glass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. H.F. Brock

  • Museum number:

    E.107-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Sign writer's specimen for lettering , the letter 'H', oil and gold leaf on glass.

Place of Origin

England (painted)

Date

ca.1900 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Oil and gold leaf on glass

Dimensions

Height: 30.48 cm, Width: 30.48 cm

Object history note

This is a sign writer's specimen for the kind of lettering that would have been used on contemporary shop fronts.

Descriptive line

Sign writer's specimen for lettering , the letter 'H', oil and gold leaf on glass, England, about 1900

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963

Materials

Oil paint; Gold leaf; Glass

Techniques

Glass-working; Painting

Subjects depicted

Lettering; Lettering; Letters

Categories

Paintings; Advertising; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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