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Breton Folk

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caldecott, Randolph, born 1846 - died 1886 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence, Bart.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 112, box (II)

Physical description

Pen drawing to illustrate a book entitled 'Breton Folk'. Monogrammed.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


ca. 1880 (made)


Caldecott, Randolph, born 1846 - died 1886 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen drawing


Height: 1 in, Width: 1.875 in

Descriptive line

Drawing by Randolph Caldecott entitled 'The Bottle', to illustrate 'Breton Folk: an artistic tour in Brittany', by Henry Blackburn. British School, ca. 1880.

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


Paper; Pen



Subjects depicted

Rural; Bottles; Illustration


Drawings; Illustration


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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