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  • Date:

    1887-1948 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bateman, Henry Mayo, born 1887 - died 1970 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing for illustration

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod.

  • Museum number:

    E.18-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 104

Physical description

A man using a scalpel as a bow playing on a large-size medicine bottle strung as a cello.

Date

1887-1948 (made)

Artist/maker

Bateman, Henry Mayo, born 1887 - died 1970 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing for illustration

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 'H. M. Bateman. 31.'
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: 286 mm, Width: 206 mm

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Drawing by Henry Mayo Bateman: a man using a scalpel as a bow playing on a large-size medicine bottle strung as a 'cello'

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

Pen; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Bow; Men; Cello; Bottle

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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