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Drawing - Wallpaper design for Houses of Parliament
  • Wallpaper design for Houses of Parliament
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Wallpaper design for Houses of Parliament

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1850 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and green wash on yellow-tinted paper.

  • Museum number:

    D.777-1908

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 141

Physical description

Design for a stylised pineapple and six-petalled flower growing from the same stem.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1850 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and green wash on yellow-tinted paper.

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 'A Pugin / 1850'

Dimensions

Height: 495 mm, Width: 310 mm

Object history note

Identified by J.D. Crace as being for the Houses of Parliament.

Descriptive line

Wallpaper design for Houses of Parliament with pineapple and flower motifs, A.W.N. Pugin, ca. 1850

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

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 224.

Materials

Pencil; Wash

Subjects depicted

Pineapple; Flower

Categories

Wall coverings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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