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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 furnishings and plate from the Church of St. Mary, Liege, Tongres. Studies and details of ecclesiastical plate, including two morses, one circular and one quatrefoil, a framed painting, part of a thurible, the base of a reliquary, the side of a reliquary or monstrance, and the upright arm of a crystal cross, with some sections of mouldings given.

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 the treasury / Tongres' and signed and dated in monogram 'AWPugin / 1851'


Height: 252 mm, Width: 163 mm

Object history note

The circular morse is very rich, with several mouldings on the rim.

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.


Pencil; Pen and ink



Subjects depicted

Cross; Morse; Painting; Thurible; Reliquary; Monstrance


Drawings; Designs

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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