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  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1839 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Phillips, George (artist)
    Shaw & Sons (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, marbled paper, gold lettering

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. K.D. Barlow

  • Museum number:

    E.178-1964

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case BOX, shelf 234

Physical description

Engraving, one of 47 plates and a title-page, included in a volume bound in marbled paper with a cloth spine lettered in gold, titled 'Architectural Ornament of all Nations, exemplified in a Series of Original Designs displaying the Characteristic Features of every Class of Decorative Enrichment'. Each engraving lettered with the title, publisher's name and address, and several with 'G. Ph.del., G.Ph.desig. Shaw & Sons sculp.'

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)

Date

ca.1839 (made)

Artist/maker

Phillips, George (artist)
Shaw & Sons (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, marbled paper, gold lettering

Marks and inscriptions

'G. Ph.del., G.Ph.desig. Shaw & Sons sculp.'
Lettered on the title-page with title etc. Each plate lettered with title, publisher's name and address, and variously

Dimensions

Height: 55.2 cm Size of volume, Width: 37.5 cm Size of volume

Descriptive line

Volume of 47 engravings and a title-page by George Phillips, (worked second quarter of 19th century). Bound in marbled paper with a cloth spine, lettered in gold with the title: 'Architectural Ornament of all Nations, exemplified in a Series of Original Designs displaying the Characteristic Features of every Class of Decorative Enrichment'. Published by Shaw & Sons, London, ca.1839.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1964. London: HMSO, 1965.

Materials

Marbled paper; Gold

Techniques

Engraving (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Architectural elements

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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