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Portrait sketch

  • Place of origin:

    London (drawn)
    Royal Courts of Justice (drawn)

  • Date:

    1888 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pegram, Frederick, born 1870 - died 1937 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Marjory Pegram, daughter of the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 158, box C

Physical description

Portrait sketces (4 on 1 sheet).

Place of Origin

London (drawn)
Royal Courts of Justice (drawn)


1888 (made)


Pegram, Frederick, born 1870 - died 1937 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with captions


Height: 24.8 cm, Width: 31.8 cm

Object history note

This drawing is a preparatory sketch for an illustration on page 633, Volume 13 of The Pictorial World (New Series), 6 December 1888.

Descriptive line

Portrait sketches of H. H. Asquith, M.P., barrister George Lewis and a woman spectator, made during the sessions of the Parnell Special Commission at the Royal Courts of Justice, pencil drawing by Frederick Pegram, 1888.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.






Portraits; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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