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Drawing - Designs


  • Object:


  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (designers)
    Crace, John Gregory, born 1809 - died 1889

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, pencil and wash on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 146

Physical description

Elevation of a small metalwork cresting showing three alternatives and a small candelabrum to be attached to a piece of furniture.


A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (designers)
Crace, John Gregory, born 1809 - died 1889

Materials and Techniques

Pen, pencil and wash on paper


Height: 125 mm, Width: 310 mm

Object history note

This drawing is not in A.W.N.Pugin's hand, and the foliage motifs of the cresting do not look typical of his work. Therefore it has been attributed to J.Hardman Powell.

Descriptive line

One of 14 sheets of designs for piano cases; A. W. N. Pugin

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

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 320.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1912, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1913


Pen and ink; Tracing paper; Pen and wash; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Foliage; Candelabrum


Designs; Drawings; Interiors

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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