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Design for street decorations - Drawing of approach to Palace of Whitehall
  • Drawing of approach to Palace of Whitehall
    Selwyn Image, born 1849 - died 1930
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Drawing of approach to Palace of Whitehall

  • Object:

    Design for street decorations

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1897 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Selwyn Image, born 1849 - died 1930 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Selwyn Image

  • Museum number:

    E.3333-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 153

Physical description

Drawing in ink and watercolour of the entrance to a circular courtyard and archway. Trees line the background behind a stone barrier decorated in shields and made up of small arches. The central entrance is an elaborate arch made up of four red and white posts surmounted by a green half-dome with red banners and small gold sculptures at the base of each column.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1897 (made)

Artist/maker

Selwyn Image, born 1849 - died 1930 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Ink and watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Approach to first arch opposite the palace gates'

Dimensions

Width: 165 mm, Height: 115 mm

Descriptive line

Selwyn Image. Design for street decorations at Whitehall for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 1897.

Materials

Ink; Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Barrier; Foliage; Arch; Courtyards; Entrance

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Royalty; Pageants and Ceremonies

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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