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Design - Steel Smelting
  • Steel Smelting
    Reuben Townroe, born 1835 - died 1911
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Steel Smelting

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1876 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reuben Townroe, born 1835 - died 1911 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Large drawing: Drawing with charcoal on paper, possibly with fixative (probably gum arabic) poured or brushed on top. Small drawing: Drawing with pen and ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.2922-1911

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case BOX, shelf 254

Physical description

Large drawing: Drawing with charcoal on paper, possibly with fixative (probably gum arabic) poured or brushed on top. Man with hammer. Small drawing: Drawing with pen and ink on paper. Figure.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

ca. 1876 (made)

Artist/maker

Reuben Townroe, born 1835 - died 1911 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Large drawing: Drawing with charcoal on paper, possibly with fixative (probably gum arabic) poured or brushed on top. Small drawing: Drawing with pen and ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 36.8 cm height of paper exposed by mount, Width: 21.5 cm width of paper exposed by mount

Descriptive line

Design for ‘Steel Smelting’ mosaic in V&A Courtyard: man with hammer, drawn, Reuben Townroe, ca. 1876

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1911, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1912

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

History of the V&A; Designs; Drawings; Mosaic; Ornament

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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