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Original drawing for 'The Grammar of Ornament'

Drawing
1856 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Original drawing for the Grammar of Ornament by Christopher Dresser, 1854-56. Watercolour, bodycolour and pencil on paper with titles in pen and ink.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Titles
  • Original drawing for 'The Grammar of Ornament' (series title)
  • Plate XCVIII, Leaves and Flowers from Nature No.8 (assigned by artist)
Brief description
Original drawing for the Grammar of Ornament by Christopher Dresser, 1854-56. Watercolour, bodycolour and pencil on paper with titles in pen and ink.
Dimensions
  • Height: 528mm
  • Width: 365mm
Marks and inscriptions
C.DRESSER.DEL (Inscribed bottom right corner.)
Object history
One of 96 original drawings for Grammar of Ornament held in the museum, with title-page and 4 photos.
Collection
Accession number
1671

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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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