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  • Photograph
    Hunter, Blanche F., born 1850 - died 1950
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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunter, Blanche F., born 1850 - died 1950 (artist)
    Hunter, Annie, born 1860 - died 1927 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph coloured with watercolour

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2D, shelf DR55, box SS47

Physical description

Photograph coloured with watercolour depicting a pall: the centre of red and gold velvet brocade, Florentine, late 15th century; the sides of red velvet with embroidered figures, shields and inscriptions, English early 16th century.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1905 (made)


Hunter, Blanche F., born 1850 - died 1950 (artist)
Hunter, Annie, born 1860 - died 1927 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph coloured with watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Blanche F. Hunter, 1905.'

'Annie Hunter 1905.'


Height: 20.75 in, Width: 38 in

Object history note

Blanch F. Hunter, alongside her sister Ada, was an official V&A artist who supplied painted reconstructions of textiles.

Descriptive line

Photograph painted by Annie and Blanche Hunter, depicting a late 15th-early 16th century, partly Florentine and partly English, pall belonging to the Saddlers' Company, watercolour on photograph, Britain, 1905


Watercolour; Photographic paper


Photography; Hand colouring

Subjects depicted



Photographs; Textiles


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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