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Pattern book

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1780-1809 (designed)
    15 November 1809 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    rubbings, engravings and tinted drawings

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. C. H. Perry

  • Museum number:

    E.480-1936

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf A, box 8

Physical description

Pattern book for a goldsmith with 882 rubbings and engravings and 5 drawings for decorative watch-cases, snuff- boxes, lockets and other small objects.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

1780-1809 (designed)
15 November 1809 (dated)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

rubbings, engravings and tinted drawings

Dimensions

Height: 6.25 in, Width:

Descriptive line

Unknown. Pattern book for a goldsmith with 882 rubbings and engravings and 5 drawings for decorative watch-cases, snuff-boxes, lockets and other small objects. Dated 15 November 1809, designs mostly 1780s-90s.

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.

Materials

Wax; Printing ink; Pen and ink and watercolour

Techniques

Rubbing; Engraving; Drawing

Categories

Designs; Pattern books; Metalwork

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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