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Wood-engraving tool

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    metal, wood, leather, sand

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. E. Wilfred Evans

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case V, shelf 4, box D

Physical description

One of a group of 24 wood-engraving tools contained in a leather case with an engraver's cushion/sand bag (26 pieces)

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

metal, wood, leather, sand

Descriptive line

Wood-engraving tools and engraver's "cushion" or sand bag in leather case. 1 of 26 parts.
Made by assorted makers: Nicoud, Rubin, Buck, Sellers, etc.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.


Metal; Wood; Leather; Sand




Printmaking techniques; Tools & Equipment


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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