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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and pencil on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Ann D. Smith

  • Museum number:

    E.1129-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case FD, shelf 1

Physical description

Drawing for illustration of two schoolgirls' dresses, with desciptions in pencil on reverse.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1930s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Ink and pencil on card

Marks and inscriptions

'4¾" ' with arrows running to top and bottom of drawing
Left side; writing; pencil

'for the school girls / Left / A suspender frock ^ [inserted above 'straps crossed at back / & buttoned / to skirt'] of check / gingham in green & white / box pleated all round & worn / over a white blouse with tiny [?] sleeves / Right / Frock of washing silk in / lemon with frilling on / collar, cuffs of short sleeves / & down front. Skirt full, / and trimmed with smocking'
On the back; writing; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 31.7 cm, Width: 19 cm at widest point

Descriptive line

Illustration for girl's dresses, anonymous, 1930s

Materials

Ink; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Pinafore dresses; Blouses; Hats; Shoes (footwear); Dresses

Categories

Childrens' clothes; Illustration

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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