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Drawing - By Road & Rail in Catland with Louis Wain
  • By Road & Rail in Catland with Louis Wain
    Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939
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By Road & Rail in Catland with Louis Wain

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Indian ink, watercolour and gouache, varnished on toned paper

  • Museum number:

    E.33-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 162

Physical description

A design for a book cover, showing a car-load of cats, and in the background cats travelling by train.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca.1905 (made)

Artist/maker

Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Indian ink, watercolour and gouache, varnished on toned paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Louis Wain'
Signed

Lettered with title

Dimensions

Height: 34.6 cm, Width: 44.5 cm

Descriptive line

'By Road & Rail in Catland with Louis Wain'. A design for a book cover, showing a car-load of cats, and in the background cats travelling by train. Drawing by Louis Wain, produced for Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., ca.1905.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Gouache; Watercolour; Indian ink; Toned paper

Techniques

Drawing; Varnishing

Subjects depicted

Cats; Car; Train

Categories

Drawings; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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