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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770-1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tyler, William R.A. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 155, box B

Physical description

A design for a monument, in the Gothic style, probably for a soldier, showing a winged male figure (possibly Chronos or Father Time) veiling an urn, and a seated muse with military trophies.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1770-1780 (made)


Tyler, William R.A. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink


Height: 35 cm, Width: 25.4 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing by William Tyler R. A., design for a church monument probably for a soldier, pencil, pen and ink, Great Britain, ca.1770

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991


Paper; Pencil; Pen and ink



Subjects depicted

Commemoration; Trophies; Scythe; Urns; Women; Monument


Drawings; Designs; Commemoration; Death; Military


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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