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Metalwork Design

1897-1912 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

1 of 510 designs for jewellery, silverwork and jewellers' tools etc., including designs for the carved ivory base of a chalice, a circular stained glass window for St. Mary's Church, Weymouth, a clock, a font, two designs for a pulpit and plant studies. Also a proof of an unemployment stamp designed by the artist in 1912. On various papers, some pricked for transfer, mounted in an album of 120 pages, together with a few inserted hinged sheets, bound in green buckram. Inscribed by the artist with notes, some in Italian,dates, names and addresses of clients etc., and on a piece of paper pasted to the spine 'Designs for Jewellery H W'.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, pen and ink, chalk and other media
Brief Description
Henry Wilson. One of 511 designs for jewellery and religious silverwork in an album. British or Italian, 1897-1912
Physical Description
1 of 510 designs for jewellery, silverwork and jewellers' tools etc., including designs for the carved ivory base of a chalice, a circular stained glass window for St. Mary's Church, Weymouth, a clock, a font, two designs for a pulpit and plant studies. Also a proof of an unemployment stamp designed by the artist in 1912. On various papers, some pricked for transfer, mounted in an album of 120 pages, together with a few inserted hinged sheets, bound in green buckram. Inscribed by the artist with notes, some in Italian,dates, names and addresses of clients etc., and on a piece of paper pasted to the spine 'Designs for Jewellery H W'.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 33.66cm
  • Size of volume width: 38.1cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'Designs for Jewellery H W' (Inscribed by the artist with notes, some in Italian,dates, names and addresses of clients etc., and on a piece of paper pasted to the spine)
Credit line
Given by Miss Orrea Pernel, daughter of the artist
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1955-1956 London: HMSO, 1963
Collection
Accession Number
E.669:290-1955

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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