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Collection of 43 drawings, mainly studies for book illustrations (also a few figure studies), and 19 prints after them, put together in album form in the BM with drawings by other artists; drawn on the recto and sometimes also on the verso. 1850-51 (circa)
Most drawings in graphite; also pen and ink and graphite, wash or watercolour; watercolour; a few on blue paper
- Production date
Height: 365 millimetres
Width: 327 millimetres (covers)
- Curator's comments
- The prints have the following registration numbers: 1954-3-16 6,8,12,15,17,23,25,30,34,38,40,42,47,51,53,55,57,59 and 61. See the Register for a list of individual drawings and prints.
Lilburne Hicks' 1832 ivory admission token to the Royal Academy Antique School was previously kept with the album, and was transferred to the Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities in March 1998. Two letters are kept with the album.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
From unclaimed deposit No.1390.
- Prints and Drawings
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