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Sketchbook

  • Object:

    Sketchbook

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1852-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.227-1963

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketchbook containing drawings of churches, stone crosses and wells in Cornwall , together with a few miscellaneous sketches, including one of Dartington Manor House. 168 pages (2 missing) of azure paper ruled for accounts, half-bound in leather, canvas boards, with metal clasp and pencil holder.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1852-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'E W Godwin June 1st 1852'
Signed and dated on page 168

Inscribed throughout with personal notes, accounts, a journal of the tour in Cornwall etc.

Dated 20 July 1852 to 27 June 1860

Dimensions

Height: 12.1 cm size of volume, Width: 19.7 cm size of volume

Object history note

Some of the architectural details in this sketchbook were used as illustrations to the artist’s ‘Examples of Church Architecture in Cornwall’ and ‘Notes on Churches in the Deaneries of Kerrier and Kenwith, Cornwall’, published in Vols.10 and 18 of The Archaeological Journal, 1853 and 1861 respectively.

Descriptive line

Sketchbook containing drawings of churches, stone crosses and wells in Cornwall , together with a few miscellaneous sketches, including one of Dartington Manor House. 168 pages (2 missing) of azure paper ruled for accounts, half-bound in leather, canvas boards, with metal clasp and pencil holder. Pencil, and pen and ink drawings by Edward William Godwin, 1852-1860.

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; Paper; Leather

Techniques

Drawing; Binding

Subjects depicted

Wells; Churches; Crosses

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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