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Illustration to James Weston's 'Stenography completed', London, 1727

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, engraved)

  • Date:

    ca. 1727 (engraved)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cole, James (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Ambrose Heal

  • Museum number:

    E.988-1965

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 64

Physical description

Engraving by James Cole (worked c.1720-c.1743); illustration to James Weston’s ‘Stenography completed’, London, 1727, showing the uses of shorthand writing in the Court of Law and in the House of Lords. Lettered ‘J. Cole sculp.’ and ‘This curious Art with teach you to take down, The great Affairs of Government and Crown.'

Place of Origin

London (probably, engraved)

Date

ca. 1727 (engraved)

Artist/maker

Cole, James (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'J. Cole sculp.'
Lettered

'This curious Art with teach you to take down, The great Affairs of Government and Crown.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 18.2 cm, Width: 11.3 cm

Object history note

Illustration to James Weston's 'Stenography compleated', London, 1727.

Descriptive line

Engraving by James Cole (worked c.1720-c.1743); illustration to James Weston's 'Stenography completed', London, 1727. Lettered with engraver's name and inscribed.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1965 pub. HMSO 1966
Weston, James. Stenography compleated. London: 1727.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Subjects depicted

Shorthand; Illustrations; Writing; Stenographers

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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