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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, water-colour, drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Farnworth

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 68, box BI

Physical description

Circular dinner-table place card, with a drawing in pen and ink and water-colour of a seascape, depicting a ship on a stormy sea. Includes an oblong space cut out for the insertion of the diner's name.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca.1880 (made)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, water-colour, drawing


Diameter: 6 cm

Descriptive line

One of a set of 24 circular dinner-table place cards (and one from another set), showing land and seascapes and rural scenes. By an unknown artist, ca.1880.

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

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


Pen and ink; Water-colour


Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Place cards; Seascape; Storms; Ships




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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