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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1853-1858 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on laid paper and cartridge paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.268-1963

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketchbook containing ground-plans and details of English churches, with a watercolour sketch on cartridge paper of Kenilworth Abbey etc. 40 pages of laid paper, (together with Inserted sketches), thread-stitched in marbled boards.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1853-1858 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink and watercolour on laid paper and cartridge paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed by the artist throughout with place-names, notes, measurements etc.

Dated 1853 to 25 July 1868

Dimensions

Height: 22.9 cm, Width: 16.5 cm

Object history note

The sheet inserted between pp.18 and 19 bears pencil sketches of birds on which the pen and ink studies on p.1 of sketchbook E.272-1963 are based.

Descriptive line

Sketchbook containing ground-plans and details of English churches, with a watercolour sketch on cartridge paper of Kenilworth Abbey etc. 40 pages of laid paper, (together with Inserted sketches), thread-stitched in marbled boards. Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour drawings by Edward William Godwin, 1853 to 1868.

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; Pen and ink; Watercolour; Laid paper; Cartridge paper

Techniques

Binding; Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Abbey; Churches; Ground plans

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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