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Design for an incised letter

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Selwyn Image, born 1849 - died 1930 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil on graph paper mounted on card

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs J. M. Image

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 100

Physical description

Design for a Roman letter for use on an ncised gravestone

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1920 (made)


Selwyn Image, born 1849 - died 1930 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil on graph paper mounted on card


Height: 3.625 in, Width: 2.375 in

Descriptive line

Selwyn Image. One of 26 designs. plus title page, for an alphabet of Roman letters. 1920.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1951, London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1962.


Pencil; Graph paper; Card




Inscriptions; Designs; Monuments; Death; Calligraphy; Drawings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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