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Leaves From My Sketch-Book

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1877 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooke, E.W. (artist)
    John Murray (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph, tinted with one tint-stone

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 88, shelf TOP

Physical description

Lithograph, tinted with one tint-stone, depicting a grotto, from a volume of 26 plates with descriptive text. Perfect bound in imitation leather. Most images signed variously, 'E.W.Cooke' or 'EW Cooke RA'. Each image lettered with title and each plate numbered with plate number.

Place of Origin

Britain (published)


1877 (published)


Cooke, E.W. (artist)
John Murray (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph, tinted with one tint-stone


Height: 24.4 cm Size of covers, Width: 32.8 cm

Descriptive line

Lithograph by E. W. Cooke depicting a grotto in Naples, from a volume of 26 plates entitled 'Leaves From My Sketch-Book' (Second Series), published by John Murray. Great Britain, 1877.




Lithography; Printing

Subjects depicted

Sketchbooks; Grottos




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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