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Fashion illustration - Fashion illustration by Veronica Papworth
  • Fashion illustration by Veronica Papworth
    Papworth, Veronica, born 1913 - died 1992
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Fashion illustration by Veronica Papworth

  • Object:

    Fashion illustration

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1964 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Papworth, Veronica, born 1913 - died 1992 (artist)
    The Sunday Express (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with pencil and black felt tip on paper and coloured with blue pencil. Annotated in pencil and blue biro on obverse and reverse. Newspaper clipping adhered to reverse.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Fiona Shannon

  • Museum number:

    E.513-2015

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case FD, shelf 14

Physical description

Fashion illustration depicting two women wearing cardigan jackets and bell bottom trousers. The outfit of the woman on the left is coloured in blue pencil. A caption from a newspaper clipping is adhered to the reverse. Annotated in pencil and blue biro on obverse and reverse.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1964 (made)

Artist/maker

Papworth, Veronica, born 1913 - died 1992 (artist)
The Sunday Express (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with pencil and black felt tip on paper and coloured with blue pencil. Annotated in pencil and blue biro on obverse and reverse. Newspaper clipping adhered to reverse.

Marks and inscriptions

SE / 15
Jack dear - / This one could reverse if you like / maybe its a lot like the other? [text crossed out]
Annotated on obverse in pencil

6 1/2"
papworth / 1 1/4" wide / separate [writing illegible]
Figure on left annotated in pencil

3 1/4"
Figure on right annotated in pencil

REPRODUCED SE P15 9-8-64
FASHION LINE PAPWORTH
REPRODUCED SE P15 9-8-64
Inscribed on reverse in blue biro

STOCK / 9 AUG 1964
Stamped on reverse in red ink

"A cardigan jacket teamed with bell bottoms is Chanel's latest brain child" - only why did she bother? Her suits have been a by-word in elegance for years.
Caption from newspaper clipping adhered to reverse

Dimensions

Height: 50.7 cm, Width: 40.4 cm

Object history note

The illustration reproduces an outfit designed by Coco Chanel in 1964.

Descriptive line

Fashion illustration by Veronica Papworth for The Sunday Express, depicting an outfit designed by Coco Chanel, pencil, black felt tip and coloured pencil on paper, London, 1964

Materials

Ink; Pencil; Felt tip; Paper

Techniques

Fashion illustration

Subjects depicted

Cardigan; Jacket; Trousers

Categories

Designs; Fashion; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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