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Drawing - Design for a Science Certificate
  • Design for a Science Certificate
    Poynter, Edward John
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Design for a Science Certificate

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1884 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Poynter, Edward John (Sir), born 1836 - died 1919 (artist)

  • Museum number:

    9288

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 146

Physical description

Pen drawing, architectural composition, on the pediment is worded 'IN NATURE'S INFINITE BOOK OF SECRESY A LITTLE CAN I READ'. Beneath is a seated figure in a niche, meditating before a celestial globe. Monogram and date 1884.

Date

1884 (made)

Artist/maker

Poynter, Edward John (Sir), born 1836 - died 1919 (artist)

Dimensions

Height: 495 mm, Width: 330 mm

Descriptive line

Design for a Science Certificate, pen drawing, Edward Poynter, 1884

Materials

Pen

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

History of the V&A

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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