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  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    1850s (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engravings, bound.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 64, box E

Physical description

A plate from a catalogue of Sheffield plate, with engravings of homewares, bound with 92 others in stiff boards with original wrapper.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


1850s (printed)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engravings, bound.


height: 9.375 in, width: 15 in

Descriptive line

A plate from a catalogue of Sheffield plate, depicting engravings of homewares, 1 of 93 bound together in stiff boards with original wrapper, English, 1850s

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration & Design, Old English Pattern Books of the Metal Trades: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection in the Museum. London: Printed under the Authority of His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1913.


Engraving (printing process); Binding

Subjects depicted

Sale catalogues; Sheffield plate; Pattern books; Engravings; Designs


Sheffield Plate; Metalwork; Pattern books


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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