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  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    19th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, bound with manuscript.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 61, box F

Physical description

Engraved plate from a brass stampers' catalogue, bound with others in stiff board with leather back, depicting cabinet brass foundry and other metal work, with handwritten prices

Place of Origin

England (printed)


19th century (printed)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, bound with manuscript.

Marks and inscriptions

'Omnia labori cedunt'
'All things yield to labour'
On the leather binding of the back.


: 6.75 in height, width: 10 in

Descriptive line

Engraving from a brass stampers' catalogue, bound with others in stiff boards and leather back

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; Manuscript

Subjects depicted

Furnishings; Metal work; Sales catalogues; Engravings; Interior design; Ornament


Metalwork; Pattern books; Ornament prints; Furniture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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