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Design - The Baby's Bouquet
  • The Baby's Bouquet
    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915
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The Baby's Bouquet

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1870s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and watercolour

  • Museum number:

    E.1413-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf B, box 9

Physical description

Pen and watercolour design for 'The Baby's Bouquet, A Companion to the Baby's Opera. A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes & Tunes Dressed & Decorated by Walter Crane', comprised of 56 drawings on 28 sheets.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1870s (made)

Artist/maker

Crane, Walter R.W.S., born 1845 - died 1915 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 185 mm closed book, Width: 190 mm book closed, Depth: 13 mm book closed, Height: 179 mm page, Width: 185 mm page

Object history note

E.1406 to 1464-1931. Walter Crane, The Baby's Bouquet, A Companion to the 'Baby's Opera.' A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes & Tunes Dressed & Decorated by Walter Crane. Original volume of designs for the engraver, consisting of decorated cover, first sketch for cover, sketch for end paper, and 56 drawings on 28 sheets. Pen and watercolour.

Descriptive line

Original volume of designs by Walter Crane entitled 'The Baby's Bouquet, A Companion to the Baby's Opera. A Fresh Bunch of Old Rhymes & Tunes Dressed & Decorated by Walter Crane', comprised of 56 drawings on 28 sheets. Great Britain, 1870s.

Materials

Pen and ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Babies; Children

Categories

Illustration; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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