A Memento-mori Watch, presented by Mary Queen of Scots to Mary Seaton

Print
1820-1835 (published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Engraving of a skull-shaped memento mori watch associated with Mary Queen of Scots, engraved with figures of Death and Adam and Eve


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
engraving
Brief Description
Charles John Smith. Engraving of a skull-shaped memento mori watch associated with Mary Queen of Scots. 1820s-30s

One of 364 prints in a set of 3 bound volumes, E.12 to 375-1941.
Physical Description
Engraving of a skull-shaped memento mori watch associated with Mary Queen of Scots, engraved with figures of Death and Adam and Eve
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.625in
  • Width: 6.625in
Credit line
Bequeathed by Eustace F. Bosanquet
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1941, London: HMSO, 1954.
Collection
Accession Number
E.372-1941

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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