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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1946 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Feibusch, Hans, born 1898 - died 1998 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2A, shelf DR56, box CONS

Physical description

A painting depicting a circus caravan and booths, a carousel and a sculpture in a park, framed by a striped awning. On the back there are four circus figures one of which is balancing on two horses, in a park, that have been crossed out.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1946 (made)


Feibusch, Hans, born 1898 - died 1998 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the back in pencil 'First sketch for Tea Pavillion [sic] at "Britain can make it"'.


Height: 17.9 cm irregular, Width: 38.8 cm irregular

Descriptive line

Painting by Hans Feibusch, 1 of 12 designs for the decoration of the tearoom for the 'Britain Can Make It' held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1946, gouache on card, Great Britain, 1946

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1994


Card; Gouache



Subjects depicted

Circus; Circus wagon; Sculpture; Circus performer; Horses; Caravan; Park; Carousel


Paintings; History of the V&A; Entertainment & Leisure; Animals and Wildlife; Circus


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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