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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Godwin, Edward William, born 1833 - died 1886
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1872-1883 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Godwin, Edward William, born 1833 - died 1886 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.487-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 124

Physical description

Drawing with two designs for coffee tables in the Japanese style.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1872-1883 (made)

Artist/maker

Godwin, Edward William, born 1833 - died 1886 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

'Grey Towers.'
Inscribed at the top of the sheet

'No. 1 No. 2'
Inscribed beneath the designs

'Refer to drawings of furniture / Grey Towers / each Table to [?] 1 sheet'
Inscribed at the bottom of the page

Object history note

'Grey Towers' refers to Grey Towers House, a Grade-II*-listed building in Nunthorpe, Middlesborough, designed in 1865-67 by John Ross for W. R. I. Hopkins. The interiors were executed by London interior decorators Collinson & Lock to designs by Godwin.

Descriptive line

Designs (2 on 1 sheet) for coffee tables in the Japanese style for 'Grey Towers'. Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour drawings by Edward William Godwin, 1872-1883. One of 33 sheets of designs for furniture, interiors and murals.

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.
E.W. Godwin: Furniture. London: H. Blairman and Sons Ltd, 2018.

Materials

Pen and ink; Pencil; Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing (image making)

Subjects depicted

Tables; Coffee table

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Furniture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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