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Design

  • Place of origin:

    London

  • Date:

    1908 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.295-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case WM, shelf 10, box A

Physical description

Design for a bookplate decorated with a central sacred heart (with cross) inside foliate border (left half vines, right half olive branches).

Place of Origin

London

Date

1908 (made)

Artist/maker

C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'ELLISON ANNESLEY VOYSEY'
Inscribed in capitals

'olive for peacemaking / vine for [illegible] and fertility / crown, self control / cross, self sacrifice'
Inscribed on the reverse

Dimensions

Height: 220 mm, Width: 115 mm

Object history note

Ellison Annesley Voysey was C. F. A. Voysey's brother

Descriptive line

Design by C. F. A. Voysey for a book-plate for Ellison Annesley Voysey, London, 1908

Materials

Pen and ink

Subjects depicted

Heart; Cross; Vines; Foliage; Olive branch

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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