Sketchbook

19th century (made)
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Place Of Origin

Sketchbook containing drawings of Japanese furniture, interiors and decorative motifs, together with a design for a cabinet . With sketches on various papers inserted. 38 pages of ruled paper (with inserted sheets), thread-stitched in marbled boards.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, pen and ink and water-colour on ruled paper
Brief Description
Sketchbook containing drawings of Japanese furniture, interiors and decorative motifs, together with a design for a cabinet for Mr. Michael. With sketches on various papers inserted. 38 pages of ruled paper (with inserted sheets), thread-stitched in marbled boards. Pencil, water-colour and pen and ink drawings by Edward William Godwin, 19th century.
Physical Description
Sketchbook containing drawings of Japanese furniture, interiors and decorative motifs, together with a design for a cabinet . With sketches on various papers inserted. 38 pages of ruled paper (with inserted sheets), thread-stitched in marbled boards.
Dimensions
  • Size of volume height: 22.9cm
  • Size of volume width: 16.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
(Inscribed by the artist throughout with notes etc.)
Credit line
Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist
Object history
Other designs for furniture for Mr. Michael are E.480-1963 and on p.100 of sketchbook E.233-1963, and p.8 of sketchbook E.278-1963
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.
Collection
Accession Number
E.280-1963

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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