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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and pencil on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Ann D. Smith

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


1930s (made)



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


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

Descriptive line

Illustration for girl's dresses, anonymous, 1930s


Ink; Pencil


Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

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


Childrens' clothes; Illustration

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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