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  • Place of origin:

    England (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1798 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving and typography, bound in board and leather.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 63, box M []

Physical description

28 engraved plates depicting tools, in original mottled and leather binding with two pages of typography.

Place of Origin

England (printed)


ca. 1798 (printed)


Unknown (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving and typography, bound in board and leather.


height: 7.75 in, width: 11.5 in

Descriptive line

Toolmaker's catalogue, 28 engraved plates in original mottled and leather binding, English, ca. 1798.

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; Typography; Binding

Subjects depicted

Sale catalogues; Pattern books; Prints; Metal-work; Tools


Tools & Equipment; Metalwork; Prints


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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