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Pattern book

  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engravings, bound

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 63, box R []

Physical description

Pattern book of metalwork fittings, engravings on 136 plates, bound together.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


late 18th century (printed)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engravings, bound


height: 7.5 in, width: 11.75 in

Descriptive line

Pattern book of metalwork, containing 136 plates, England, late 18th century

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration & Design, Old English Pattern Books of the Metal Trades: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection in the Museum. London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1913.


Engraving (printing process); Binding

Subjects depicted

Engravings; Furnishings; Pattern books; Fittings; Metalwork


Pattern books; Metalwork; Prints; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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