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Topographical drawing - Topographical drawing
  • Topographical drawing
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Topographical drawing

  • Object:

    Topographical drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1840-52 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink over pencil

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 147, box G

Physical description

Studies of church furnishings from the Church of St. Mary, Liege, Tongres. Studies of two 15th century brass bracket candelabra, a 15th century morse with a scene of the Virgin and Child standing between angels who carry shields, a nimbus and foliage motifs, a circular box, probably of the 15th century, engraved with 'Agnus Dei' on the rim, possibly a pyx or perhaps a case for an Agnus Dei (a cake of consecrated wax) and a vane with terminates in a crystal ball.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1840-52 (made)


A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Ornaments from Treasuror [sic] / Tongres', 'Brass Branches. Tongres', 'nimbus of a silver image', (beside circular box) 'B. Virgin / the Agnus Dei / on the other / side' and with a measurement for the morse and some parts of the objects labelled. Signed and dated in monogram 'AWPugin /1851'


Height: 252 mm, Width: 163 mm

Descriptive line

A. W. Pugin. One of 135 assorted topographical drawings.

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

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 282.


Pen and ink; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Pyx; Box; Candelabra; Agnus dei; Morse


Drawings; Designs

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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