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Design

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour on paper. Gilded wood and plaster frame with glass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lucy Jebb.

  • Museum number:

    E.952-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 49, box R

Physical description

Watercolour design for a mural or wall painting depicting Roman life in Britain. Framed in a composite gilded frame

Artist/maker

Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour on paper. Gilded wood and plaster frame with glass

Marks and inscriptions

'[unreadable] Pollen from Margaret [unreadable] / Romans in Britain / Design for a wall painting / John Hungerford Pollen / 11 Pembridge Crescent'
Label; On the back of the frame; writing; pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 32 cm approximate, Width: 45 cm approximately, Height: 47 cm frame, Width: 62 cm frame

Descriptive line

Design for a mural, 'Romans in Britain' by John Hungerford Pollen. Framed

Materials

Water-colour; Gilt; Wood; Plaster; Glass

Subjects depicted

Mural painting; Peacock; Borders (ornament areas); Armies; Trees

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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