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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (painted)

  • Date:

    ca.1930 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Palmer, Wilhelmina, born 1892 - died 1969 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on board

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case DR, shelf 28

Physical description

A watercolour drawing depicting a view of the artist's sitting room. In the foreground there is a purple three piece sofa and a spinning wheel.

Place of Origin

London (painted)


ca.1930 (painted)


Palmer, Wilhelmina, born 1892 - died 1969 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on board


Height: 51.7 cm, Width: 70.5 cm

Descriptive line

A watercolour drawing by Wilhelmina Palmer depicting a view of the artist's sitting room, watercolour, London, ca. 1930

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

David Dewing
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995


Watercolour; Cardboard


Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Furnishings; Dining tables; Domestic interiors; Sofas; Cushions; Rugs; Pottery; Blankets (coverings); Tall case clocks; Armchairs; Candleholders; Spinning wheel


Drawings; Paintings; Interiors; Needlework accessories

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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