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1896 (made)
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Bookplate of Benjamin and Janet Haughton. The bookplate depicts a woman, with long flowing hair, writing on a pad of paper. Beside the woman's feet there is an artist's palette and a vase full of paint brushes. To her right there is a magpie chasing a butterfly.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Process engraving on paper
Brief Description
Print by Joseph Walter West, bookplate of Benjamin and Janet Haughton, process engraving, Great Britain, 1896
Physical Description
Bookplate of Benjamin and Janet Haughton. The bookplate depicts a woman, with long flowing hair, writing on a pad of paper. Beside the woman's feet there is an artist's palette and a vase full of paint brushes. To her right there is a magpie chasing a butterfly.
Dimensions
  • Height: 5in
  • Width: 1.875in
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Given by the artist
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
Collection
Accession Number
E.984-1928

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