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Design for furniture

Design for furniture

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1806-1831 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gillow & Co. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in pen and ink, and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Directors of Messrs. Waring and Gillow Ltd.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case W, shelf 14, box C

Physical description

Design for the furniture and interior decoration of a room, with elevations of the walls and details of woodwork, curtains etc.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1806-1831 (made)


Gillow & Co. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in pen and ink, and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with notes and the names and addresses of clients. Some of the designs in this set are numbered on the reverse


Height: 53.3 cm sheet approx., Width: 76.2 cm sheet approx.

Descriptive line

Design, from a set of 94, for furniture and interiors, made in the studio of Gillow & Co., London, 1806-1831.

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.


Ink; Watercolour



Subjects depicted

Furnishings; Fireplace; Interior; Mirror; Cabinet


Furniture; Interiors; Designs; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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