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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    c 1804-1872 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Alfred Crowquill, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 114

Physical description

St. George and the Dragon: a tail by Alfred Crowquill design for title-page.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)


c 1804-1872 (made)


Alfred Crowquill, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper.


Height: 4 1/8 in Size of sheet, Width: 5 3/4 in Size of sheet

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Drawing by Alfred Crowquill (pseudonym of Alfred Henry Forrester): St. George and the Dragon: a Tail (sic) by Alfred Crowquill. Possibly a design for a title-page.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957


Paper (fiber product); Pen; Ink



Subjects depicted



Drawings; Myths & Legends


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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