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The Hon. Miss Matilda Paget as a lady of the 14th century

  • Object:

    Album

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smyth, John Richard Coke, born 1802 - died 1882 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on wove paper, bound in red morocco tooled with gold

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1940

  • Museum number:

    E.1083-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 54

Physical description

Album of 40 watercolour drawings of cotumes worn at a ball at Buckingham Palace, 12 May 1842, mounted in a volume containing 42 pages of white wove paper, bound in red morocco gold tooled and lettered on the front cover with the artist's name.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Artist/maker

Smyth, John Richard Coke, born 1802 - died 1882 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on wove paper, bound in red morocco tooled with gold

Dimensions

Height: 21 1/2 in Album, Width: 16 3/4 in Album

Object history note

Purchased, 1940.

The sketches were taken by Coke Smyth after a maksed ball given by Queen Victoria on 12 May 1842, at the request of the Queen.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, The Hon. Miss Matilda Paget as a lady of the 14th century, from an album of 40 watercolour drawings of cotumes worn at a ball at Buckingham Palace, 12 May 1842, by Coke Smyth, British School, c.1842

Materials

Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Watercolour

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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