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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    scrim or tarlatan, size, printmaking tool

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case 19, shelf DR 15

Physical description

Bundle of matted fabric used for wiping etching plates

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1900 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

scrim or tarlatan, size, printmaking tool


Length: 18 cm, Width: 11.5 cm, Depth: 4.7 cm

Descriptive line

Scrim or tarlatan used for wiping etching plates

Production Note

Part of a collection of printmaking materials prepared in the Engraving School of the Royal College of Art by the Assistant Teacher C. M. Pott, under the direction of Frank Short for the Loan Exhibition of British Engraving and Etching held at the V&A in 1903.


Tarlatan; Size


Tools & Equipment; Printmaking techniques; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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