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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metal-point, pencil, pen and ink and water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.393-1963

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Design for a church pulpit. On the back is a plan of the artist’s offices at 29 Craven Street, London.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Metal-point, pencil, pen and ink and water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed by the artist with notes, measurements etc.

Object history note

This drawing is one of 191 loose leaves, from various sketchbooks by the artist, dated 1851 to 1884.

Another sketch for the pulpit, together with drawings of the font and choir stalls at Egginton are on pp.124, 126 of the sketchbook E.233-1963; another sketch of the font is on p.6 of the sketchbook E.231-1963.

Descriptive line

Design by Edward William Godwin for a pulpit for St. Wilfred's Church, Egginton, Derbyshire. Metal-point, pencil, pen and ink and water-colour drawing, late 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

Metal-point; Pen and ink; Pencil; Water-colour

Techniques

Drawing (image making)

Subjects depicted

Pulpit; Plan; Office; Church

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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