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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1899 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (maker)
    Swan Electric Engraving Co. (printer)
    Bodley Head

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Line-block

  • Museum number:

    E.33-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 50, box H(I)

Physical description

A print, depicting stylised water lilies, for the title page of A Child of the Age by Francis Adams.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1899 (made)

Artist/maker

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, born 1872 - died 1898 (maker)
Swan Electric Engraving Co. (printer)
Bodley Head

Materials and Techniques

Line-block

Dimensions

Height: 28.1 cm Size of sheet, Width: 18.9 cm Size of sheet, Height: 15.1 cm Size of image, Width: 8.4 cm Size of image

Object history note

This print is illustration no.100 taken from a copy of The early work of Aubrey Beardsley with a prefatory note by H.C. Marillier, The Bodley Head, London - New York, 1899. Only 120 copies were published in this Japanese vellum edition. A Child of the Age is a novel by Francis Adams, volume IV in the Keynotes series and first published in 1894.

Descriptive line

Reproduction of a design by Aubrey Beardsley for the title page of A Child of the Age by Francis Adams, line-block, 1899

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996
no. 100
Beardsley, Aubrey and H. C. Marillier. The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley. London - New York: The Bodley Head, 1899.
Adams, Francis. A Child of the Age. London: John Lane, 1894.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Line-block

Subjects depicted

Subject; Water lily

Categories

Prints; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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