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Watch paper

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    c.1780-c.1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printed paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. Higford Griffiths

  • Museum number:

    E.560-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 66

Physical description

Engraved paper watch-label

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

c.1780-c.1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

printed paper

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.5 cm

Descriptive line

Watch paper. John Froke of Salisbury. Cherub with watches. c.1780-1810
One of a collection of 81 from c.1750 to c.1850. Engraving.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving

Categories

Clocks & Watches; Advertising; Ephemera; Trade cards; Shopping; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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