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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lethaby, W. R., born 1857 - died 1931 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Grace A. Crosby in accordance with the wishes of Professor W. R. Lethaby

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 114

Physical description

A watercolour sketch of painted decoration, by W. Burges ca. 1865, in Waltham Abbey Church. On the reverse is a pencil sketch of half-timbered houses.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)


late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)


Lethaby, W. R., born 1857 - died 1931 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing on paper


Height: 8.75 in, Width: 14.375 in

Descriptive line

Drawing by William Richard Lethaby, sketch of painted decoration, by W. Burges (ca. 1865), in Waltham Abbey Church, watercolour, Britain, late 19th-early 20th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1932. London: HMSO, 1933.


Paper; Watercolour



Subjects depicted

Church; Houses; Mural


Drawings; Designs; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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