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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cole, Henry Sir, born 1808 - died 1882 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, heightened with white on blue-grey paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1290-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 154, box C

Physical description

Sketch design for a monument, showing a standing figure on a plinth in two tiers. The figure appears to be female and holding a staff.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Cole, Henry Sir, born 1808 - died 1882 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, heightened with white on blue-grey paper

Dimensions

Height: 10.8 cm, Width: 13.3 cm

Object history note

The monument which was erected between the Albert Hall and Prince Consort Road, was the work of James Durham. A Drawing by A. C. Stannus showing the Prince Consort inspecting a project for the memorial is in the Department of Prints and Drawings, A.L.7851.

Descriptive line

Sketch design for a monument, showing a standing figure on a plinth in two tiers, possibly related to the memorial of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Pencil drawing, heightened with white on blue-grey paper, by Sir Henry Cole, mid-19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Female; Plinth; Monument; Statue

Categories

Designs; Drawings; The Great Exhibition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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