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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 - 1881 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf E, box 3

Arundel Castle is an 11th century medieval castle located in West Sussex, England. After enduring damages in the 18th century, it went under several restorations in the second half of 19th century to bring it back to its former state.

Physical description

Pencil sketch on paper of what appears to be sculpture at the end of a pole. The sculpture consists of a bird in a nest feeding chicks and a floral motif surrounding the whole scheme. Notes are included to the side.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1850 - 1881 (made)


Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Arundel Castle'
Inscribed in the bottom right corner.


Width: 8.5 cm, Length: 8.8 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing, Pencil, William Burges, English, ca. 1850 - 1881.


Pencil; Paper



Subjects depicted

Nest; Bird




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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