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Mosaic pavement in the Chapter House, Westminster Abbey

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1835-1873 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shaw, Henry, born 1800 - died 1873 (engravers)
    Cavaler, William (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    coloured engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by C. S. M. Bompas

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case R, shelf 13, box B

Physical description

Coloured print depicting a mosaic pavement (1/3 actual size) in the Chapter House, Westminster Abbey.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1835-1873 (printed)


Shaw, Henry, born 1800 - died 1873 (engravers)
Cavaler, William (artist)

Materials and Techniques

coloured engraving on paper


Height: 11.125 in, Width: 8.625 in

Descriptive line

Colour engraving of a mosaic pavement in Westminster Abbey, Henry Shaw after William Cavaler, mid 19th century

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.


Paper (fiber product)



Subjects depicted

Pavements; Mosaics


Prints; Tiles; Floor coverings


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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