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A Miscellaneous Collection of Original Designs, made, and for the most part executed, during an extensive Practice of many years in the first line of his Profession, by John Linnell, Upholsterer Carver & Cabinet Maker. Selected from his Portfolio's at his Decease, by C. H. Tatham Architect. AD 1800.

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1798 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tatham, Charles Heathcote, born 1772 - died 1842 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and wash

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case W, shelf 8, box C24

Physical description

Design for a throne for Weeks' Mechanical Museum, part of a volume of designs for furniture, interior decorations and architectural fittings.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1798 (made)


Tatham, Charles Heathcote, born 1772 - died 1842 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and wash

Marks and inscriptions

---atham Archt No 6. Charles street Grosvenor Square. Decr 1798.

(No 1) A Design for the Throne of Week's Mechanical Museum


Height: 22.375 in, Width: 13.375 in

Object history note

Weeks' Mechanical Museum, containing clocks and mechanical novelties, opened in around 1803 at 3 Tichborne Street, Haymarket. Tatham designed this throne for its opening.

Neg no: 44 3763. CT available.

Descriptive line

Design for a throne, from a volume of designs for furniture, interior decoration and architectural fittings, by C. H. Tatham, Great Britain, 1798

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.


Pencil; Ink; Wash; Paper (fiber product)




Designs; Drawings; Furniture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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