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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bardswell, Monica (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 61

Physical description

A watercolour drawing of a wall-painting depicting scenes from the Story of St Margaret of Antioch. On the left the beheading of St. Margaret is illustrated; on the right she is laid in the tomb.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)


20th century (drawn)


Bardswell, Monica (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'N. wall Nave: Between the window and Rood-screen. Op.cit.page 75.'


Height: 4.125 in, Width: 8 in

Object history note

The wall-painting depicted was discovered in Limpenhoe Church, Norfolk, 1852 but is now no longer visible. It was located between the window in the north wall of the nave and the rood screen.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Monica Bardswell, copy of a sketch by C. J. W. Winter, in the British Museum, of a 14th century painting that was on the north wall of the nave of Limpenhoe Church, Norfolk, watercolour, Britain, 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


Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted



Drawings; Copies and Facsimilies; Christianity; Death; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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