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Printing Registration Frame
1887 (made)
Place of origin

Woodblock frame used alongside 6 other woodblocks, each for a different colour, for printing the image Bubbles.

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
wood-engraved block
Brief description
Printing registration frame for use with 6 engraved blocks for printing colour. Engraved and published by Edmund Evans Ltd. after a drawing by Kate Greenaway. Bubbles, 1887.
Physical description
Woodblock frame used alongside 6 other woodblocks, each for a different colour, for printing the image Bubbles.
  • Height: 12.5cm
  • Width: 10.2cm
  • Depth: 2.3cm
Credit line
Given by Mr. E. Wilfred Evans
Object history
"Bubbles" was originally drawn as a colour illustration for the 1887 publication "Rhymes for the young folk" written by William Allingham and illustrated by Kate Greenaway, Helen Allingham, Harry Furniss and Caroline Patterson.
Set of blocks and registration frame for printing in colour at E.1373-379-1936, and a set of progress proofs at E.1380-1390-1936.
Associated objects
Bibliographic reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1936, London: Board of Education, 1937.
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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