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Lithograph - The Tower House, Bedford Park, London
  • The Tower House, Bedford Park, London
    Trautschold, Adolf Manfred, born 1854
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The Tower House, Bedford Park, London

  • Object:


  • Date:

    1882 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Trautschold, Adolf Manfred, born 1854 (Artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithgraph on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 153, box A


1882 (Made)


Trautschold, Adolf Manfred, born 1854 (Artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithgraph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

A M Trautschold 1882
Signed and dated, bottom left corner


Height: 226 mm, Width: 356 mm

Object history note

One of a portfolio of 9 plates [E.4031 to 4039-1906] with views of Bedford Park estate, Chiswick, ca. 1880. With letterpress list of plates etc.
Transferred from the National Art Library (L.621) in 1907.

Descriptive line

Lithograph showing the Tower House, Bedford Park, London, designed by Richard Norman Shaw in 1879, depicted by Adolf Manfred Trautschold, 1882

Labels and date

In 1874 William Morris imagined an ideal town where 'people lived in little communities among gardens and fields, so that they could be in the country in five minutes.' The realisation of this idea was Bedford Park, a suburban development funded by a socially minded entrepreneur and designed by several prominent architects. This print shows the Tower House and its surrounding garden. Bedford Park had an important influence on the Garden City Movement of the following decades. [2005]




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