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Drawing - The Glass of Fashion

The Glass of Fashion

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    UK (made)

  • Date:

    1927 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Robinson, Charles (R.I), born 1870 - died 1937 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour on paper, pasted to board.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Edith Mary Robinson, daughter of the artist.

  • Museum number:

    E.179-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case COS, shelf PRINTS

Physical description

Drawing of four women and a dressmaker, surrounded by boxes, cosmetic bottles and a sewing machine.

Place of Origin

UK (made)

Date

1927 (published)

Artist/maker

Robinson, Charles (R.I), born 1870 - died 1937 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour on paper, pasted to board.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed: Charles Robinson

Lettered: The School For Vamps. The School For Coquettes. La Debutante Avant La Guerre. Vanity Fayre A La Mode. The Glass of Fashion And The Mould Of Form To Date.

Inscribed in pencil in another hand with instructions for printing and: Await artist’s suggestion for title.

Dimensions

Height: 402 mm sheet, Width: 675 mm sheet, Height: 410 mm board, Width: 680 mm board

Object history note

E.169 to 189-1982 bequeathed by Miss Edith Mary Robinson, daughter of the artist.

E.169 to 189-1982

Descriptive line

Charles Robinson, 'The Glass of Fashion', drawing for double-spread illustration in ‘the Bystander’, 1927. Pencil and watercolour.

Production Note

Drawing for double-spread illustration in ‘the Bystander’, 1927.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Illustration; Fashion; Clothing

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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