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Printmaking tool

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1860s-c.1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    One of 22 tools, mostly made of metal

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dorothea Short, daughter of the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 20

Physical description

Etching and engraving tools.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, made)


1860s-c.1940 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

One of 22 tools, mostly made of metal

Descriptive line

One of 22 etching and engraving tools used by Sir Frank Short R.A., R.E., R.I. (1857-1945).

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1951 London: HMSO, 1962.




Metalworking; Engraving


Printmaking techniques; Tools & Equipment


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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