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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:

    Pencil and pen and ink drawing.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod.

  • Museum number:

    E.263-1948

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Humorous drawings showing submarine creatures, some in human clothes.

Place of Origin

Britain (possibly, made)

Date

c 1804-1872 (made)

Artist/maker

Alfred Crowquill, born 1804 - died 1872 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and pen and ink drawing.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with monogram 'AC'
Inscribed in ink on the back with a note
Inscription from: 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

Dimensions

Height: 5 7/8 in Size of sheet, Width: 8 1/4 in Size of sheet

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Drawing by Alfred Crowquill (pseudonym of Alfred Henry Forrester): Humorous drawings (4 on 1 sheet) showing submarine creatures, some in human clothes.

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

Materials

Paper (fiber product); Pen; Ink; Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Submarine; Clothes; Human

Categories

Drawings; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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