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Night Warning, Isle of Dogs

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1940 (drawn)
    1941 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Topolski, Feliks, born 1907 - died 1989 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash illustration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.76-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 138, box B

Physical description

Pen and ink and wash illustration on brown paper depicting a wartime night warning procedure on the Isle of Dogs in London for Britain in Peace and War, a book of drawings by Feliks Topolski. Signed and dated in ink by the artist.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1940 (drawn)
1941 (published)

Artist/maker

Topolski, Feliks, born 1907 - died 1989 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash illustration

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated in ink 'Feliks Topolski, Autumn, 1940'.

Dimensions

Height: 11.5 in, Width: 15.875 in

Descriptive line

Illustration entitled 'Night Warning, Isle of Dogs' for Britain in Peace and War, a book of drawings by Feliks Topolski. London, 1940.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Production Note

Published by Messrs. Methuen & Co., London, 1941.

Materials

Brown paper; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing; Illustration; Wash

Subjects depicted

War

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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