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    West, Joseph Walter R.W.S., born 1860 - died 1933
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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    late 19th to early 20th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    West, Joseph Walter R.W.S., born 1860 - died 1933 (printmaker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photo-engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.980-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf A, box 114

Physical description

Bookplate of Kathleen Mary Church Bliss depicting an archway through which there is a view of the Thames and Tower Bridge. At the top of the archway is a cockerel, perched atop crossed keys, crowing at a crescent moon. The head and two tails of a fox are laid across the bottom of the arch.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

late 19th to early 20th century (printed)

Artist/maker

West, Joseph Walter R.W.S., born 1860 - died 1933 (printmaker)

Materials and Techniques

Photo-engraving on paper

Dimensions

Height: 3.75 in, Width: 2.8125 in

Descriptive line

Print by Joseph Walter West, bookplate of Kathleen Mary Church Bliss, photo-engraving, Great Britain, late 19th to early 20th century

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Photo-engraving

Subjects depicted

Bookplate; Foxes; Cockerel; Keys

Categories

Prints; Books

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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