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Queen Elizabeth's Virginals

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970s-1980s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink on tracing paper

  • Museum number:

    E.776-2008

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 405M, case E, shelf 5

Physical description

The technical drawing is of Queen Elizabeth's Virginals in the V&A's collection 19-1887.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1970s-1980s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Ink on tracing paper

Dimensions

Height: 102.8 cm, Width: 331.5 cm

Object history note

The technical drawing is of Queen Elizabeth'sVirginals possibly commissioned by Queen Elizabeth 1; detail left side prob. made by Benedictus Florianus (active ca. 1565-75); probably Italian (Venice); 1570-80.19-1887.

Descriptive line

Technical drawing of a musical instrument, Queen Elizabeth's Virginals in the V&A collection (Museum No. 19-1887)

Production Note

Attribution note: Technical drawing of historical musical instrument in the V&A's collection made for musical instrument makers to make replicas of such instruments.

Materials

Ink; Tracing paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Virginals; Queen Elizabeth's Virginals

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Musical instruments

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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