Drawing

November 11 1878 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Drawing of a section of door and window mouldings and cornices. There is also a slight sketch of 'The White House', designed by the artist for James Abbott McNeill Whistler.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, pen and ink, ink wash, water-colour, gouache and coloured chalks
Brief Description
Design (one of four) for sections of door and window mouldings and cornices. One of 21 sheets of designs for a house and studio, Tite Street, Chelsea. Pencil, pen and ink, ink wash, water-colour, gouache and coloured chalk drawing by Edward William Godwin, 1878.
Physical Description
Drawing of a section of door and window mouldings and cornices. There is also a slight sketch of 'The White House', designed by the artist for James Abbott McNeill Whistler.
Marks and Inscriptions
(Inscribed with notes, measurements etc.)
Credit line
Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist
Object history
E.533, 556-1963 are said by the artist to have been rejected by the Board of Works (see p.261 of The Building News, March, 1879). The artist’s second designs, E.554, 555-1963 were passed by them. E.555-1963, a copy of the artist’s design by C. P. Edwards was reproduced between pp.220, 221 of The British Architect…, Vol, 10, 1878.



This drawing is a design for a house and studio for the artist Frank Miles, Tite Street, Chelsea.
Subjects depicted
Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.565-1963

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