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Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metal-point, with some pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.237-1963

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketchbook containing notes and sketches of buildings etc. from manuscripts in the British Museum, notes and details of Saxon churches, plans etc, of Waltham Abbey, some taken from drawings by William Burges; sketches of costume, of a house at Worth, Sussex, and plans for the curate's house at Bagthorpe, Selston, Nottinghamshire; a design for hanging shelves; sketches made at the sea-side and a portrait of Lady Elizabeth Bryant. 92 pages (some torn) of metallic surfaced paper, thread-stitched in paper boards.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1875 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Metal-point, with some pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'This book belongs to E W Godwin Archt. Terrace Cottage, Richmond Hill S.W. July 13/75.'
Inscribed by the artist inside the front cover and dated

Inscribed throughout with notes, references etc.

Dated 13 July to 12 August 1875

Dimensions

Height: 14.6 cm size of volume, Width: 8.3 cm size of volume

Descriptive line

Sketchbook containing notes and sketches of buildings etc., costume, seaside sketches and a portrait of Lady Elizabeth Bryant. Metal-point and pen and ink drawings by Edward William Godwin. 92 pages (some torn) of metallic surfaced paper, thread-stitched in paper boards.

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; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Binding

Subjects depicted

Costume; Seaside; Buildings; House; Portrait; Abbey; Churches

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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