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Drawing - U

U

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sykes, Godfrey, born 1824 - died 1866 (designer)

  • Museum number:

    E.502-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Q, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

Pencil and charcoal on paper backed with textile, design for the letter 'U' with man sharpening scythe.

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Sykes, Godfrey, born 1824 - died 1866 (designer)

Dimensions

Height: 413 mm, Width: 378 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, 1 of 23 designs of letters for the inscription in Refreshment Rooms, the V&A: letter 'U', drawn, Godfrey Sykes

Materials

Pencil; Paper; Charcoal

Techniques

Drawn

Categories

History of the V&A

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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