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Fred Archer

Stevengraph
ca. 1886 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Stevengraph picture woven in silk and mounted on card. With a portrait of jockey Frederick James Archer (1857-1886). He is wearing Lord Falmouth's racing colours consisting of a black jacket with white sleeves and red cap against a shaded white background. There is a facsimile of Archer's signature below on the right. On a beige mount inscribed 'The Late Fred. Archer' and 'Woven in pure silk by T. Stevens, Coventry' On the back of the mount is a long and detailed biographical note on Mr Archer.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Woven in silk and mounted on card
Brief description
Stevengraph picture 'Fred Archer' woven in silk and mounted on card, designed and made by Thomas Stevens, Coventry, ca. 1886
Physical description
Stevengraph picture woven in silk and mounted on card. With a portrait of jockey Frederick James Archer (1857-1886). He is wearing Lord Falmouth's racing colours consisting of a black jacket with white sleeves and red cap against a shaded white background. There is a facsimile of Archer's signature below on the right. On a beige mount inscribed 'The Late Fred. Archer' and 'Woven in pure silk by T. Stevens, Coventry' On the back of the mount is a long and detailed biographical note on Mr Archer.
Dimensions
  • Mount length: 17.9cm
  • Mount width: 13.7cm
Marks and inscriptions
'The Late Fred. Archer' and 'Woven in pure silk by T. Stevens, Coventry' (Inscribed on the card)
Subject depicted
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.346-1976

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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