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French Costume

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (published)

  • Date:

    c.1830 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    aquatint coloured by hand

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Ursula Cust

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf D, box 58

Physical description

Aquatint coloured by hand, depicting a woman in French regional costume

Place of Origin

England (published)


c.1830 (published)



Materials and Techniques

aquatint coloured by hand

Object history note

This aquatint is one of a set of 23 bound in a volume that was given to Henrietta Cust by the Princess Victoria before she became Queen Victoria

Descriptive line

Aquatint of French female peasant dress. One of a set of 23 bound in a volume formerly owned by Queen Victoria. c.1830

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.


Aquatint; Hand-colouring


Prints; Books; Women's clothes


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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