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watercolour - The Gossips
  • The Gossips
    Pinwell, George John, born 1842 - died 1875
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The Gossips

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    Late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pinwell, George John, born 1842 - died 1875 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 46

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


Late 19th century (made)


Pinwell, George John, born 1842 - died 1875 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper


Height: 5 1/4 in, Width: 6 3/4 in

Object history note

Reproduced in colour facing page 134 of H.M. Cundall's History of Water Colour Painting, 1908

There is a very similar engraving called 'Mother Rumour', after Pinwell, in Wayside Posies, 1867, p.84; Picture Posies 1874, p.143; and English Rustic Pictures, 1882. The Word and Images Department at the V&A holds two proofs of it.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, The Gossips, by George John Pinwell, British School, 19th century


Watercolour; Paper



Production Type

Artist's proof


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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