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Sketch book

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1920s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cloth bound, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr and Mrs John Innell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cloth bound sketch book containing drawings of animals, costume designs and designs for buckles and belt clasps and slides, many on loose pieces of paper inserted into the volume. The volume includes the original design for belt buckle T.140&A-1984. One drawing is dated 1928.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1920s (made)


John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Cloth bound, paper

Marks and inscriptions

'I advise you to have separate stencils cut to mark the head dress etc. so as to have a guide for milling.'
Inscribed on one design for a clasp, button or clip


Length: 21 cm, Width: 13.5 cm

Object history note

Part of The Selwyn Slater Collection T.104 to 144-1984.

Descriptive line

Cloth bound sketch book, John Templeton (Buttons) Ltd., Great Britain, 1920s


Textiles; Clothing; Accessories; Pattern books


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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