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Design for a mirror

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    c.1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Charles Mellier & Co (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and wash, pencil and bodycolour on tracing paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. W. L. Hildburgh, F.S.A.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf G, box 32

Physical description

One of six designs for mirrors bound in a volume

Place of Origin

England (made)


c.1840 (made)


Charles Mellier & Co (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

pen and wash, pencil and bodycolour on tracing paper


Height: 20.75 in, Width: 14.5 in

Descriptive line

Charles Mellier & Co. 1 of 6 designs for mirrors. English, c.1840

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.


Pen and wash; Pencil; Bodycolour; Tracing paper




Furniture; Glass; Frames; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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