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Design drawing - Designs (on 7 sheets) for small-scale patterns
  • Designs (on 7 sheets) for small-scale patterns
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Designs (on 7 sheets) for small-scale patterns

  • Object:

    Design drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1847 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil with brown and blue body-colours and yellow wash.

  • Museum number:

    D.936-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case EXP

Physical description

Full-sized design for the wall-paper shown in D.1025-1908. The floral motif is still in white and yellow, but the ground is shown as blue and brown.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1847 (made)

Artist/maker

A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil with brown and blue body-colours and yellow wash.

Dimensions

Height: 410 mm, Width: 295 mm

Object history note

Wallpaper design for the Houses of Parliament. This pattern was registered by Crace at the Office of Designs in 3 April 1848.

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

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 220.

Materials

Pencil; Body colour; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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