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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1855-1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on laid paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.269-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 123, box C

Physical description

Sketchbook containing studies of stained glass, windows, capitals, fonts, bench-ends and other ecclesiastical architectural details. Also a sketch of an embroidered motif on a 13th century chasuble in the South Kensington museum. 44 pages of laid paper, thread-stitched in marbled boards. With sketches on various papers inserted, and pasted on to the main sheets.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1855-1869 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Book 2'
Inscribed by the artist inside the front cover

Inscribed throughout with notes, place-names, measurements etc.

Dated 11 September 1855 to 1869

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm size of volume, Width: 16.5 cm size of volume

Descriptive line

Sketchbook containing studies of various ecclesiastical architectural details. 44 pages of laid paper, thread-stitched in marbled boards. With sketches on various papers inserted, and pasted on to the main sheets. Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour drawings by Edward William Godwin, 1855-1869.

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.
Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink; Watercolour; Laid paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Binding

Subjects depicted

Motif; Architecture; Benches; Chasuble; Windows; Capitals; Stained glass; Fonts

Categories

Drawings; Architecture; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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