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Print

late 19th to early 20th century (printed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Photo-engraving on paper
Brief Description
Print by Joseph Walter West, bookplate of Kathleen Mary Church Bliss, photo-engraving, Great Britain, late 19th to early 20th century
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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 3.75in
  • Width: 2.8125in
Credit line
Given by the artist
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
Collection
Accession Number
E.980-1928

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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