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Tint tool

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown
    Unknown (maker)
    Roberts, Percy (owner)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wood, brass and steel, printmaking tool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Percy Roberts, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.340-1915

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 21

Physical description

Wood-engraver's tint tool used for skies and architecture.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

late 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown
Unknown (maker)
Roberts, Percy (owner)

Materials and Techniques

Wood, brass and steel, printmaking tool

Dimensions

Length: 11.5 cm

Object history note

Owned and used by Percy Roberts (fl.1866-1883). The number (between 1 and 24) written on the side of the tool corresponds to a numbered square on a demonstration block (E.365-1915) provided by the artist to show effects of different tools.

Descriptive line

Tint tool used by Percy Roberts (active 1866-1883) for woodengraving.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1915, London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1916.

Materials

Wood; Steel; Brass

Categories

Tools & Equipment; Printmaking techniques; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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