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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Cornwall (made)

  • Date:

    1818 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jenkins, Sophia (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Lettice Jenkins, great-niece of the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.5190-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 91, shelf B, box 30

Physical description

1 of a series of studies of butterflies, moths and flowers, and a caricature, some on mulberry pith. Mounted in a volume containing 50 pages (34 blank) quarter bound in red leather, gold tooled, marbled boards. Inscribed in ink on an envelope affixed to the fly-leaf 'Butterflies, Moths &c painted by Miss Sophia Jenkins of St. Clement's Vicarage, Nr Truro' and dated in a later hand '1818'. Inscribed with names of species.

Place of Origin

Cornwall (made)

Date

1818 (made)

Artist/maker

Jenkins, Sophia (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Butterflies, Moths &c painted by Miss Sophia Jenkins of St. Clement's Vicarage, Nr Truro'
Inscribed in ink on an envelope affixed to the fly-leaf

'1818'
Dated in a later hand

Inscribed with names of species

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm size of volume, Width: 25.7 cm size of volume

Descriptive line

Sketchbook containing drawings by Sophia Jenkins

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Butterflies; Moths; Flowers

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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