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Title Wallpaper Designs [Building News Designing Club]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession R.85.10
Id Number Current Repository 915480275
Inscription Verso - "39" (x2 in pencil) Labelled "E" and "F". Reproduced - as title and notes. See F.4
Location Creation Site James Akerman, 9 Queen Square, WC, London, (Printers and Photolithographers)
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;;
Material Black printing ink on paper
Notes This reproduction appears on a page (from the Building News) with work by other designers. The original drawing by Lethaby was part of his 1877 entry into the Building News Designing Club competition. He went on to become the overall winner in 1878. See F.4.
Object Notes Designs for wallpaper by Lethaby, reproduced in The Building News, issue dated November the 23rd 1877. Shows two different designs for wallpaper by Lethaby alongside two other designs by two other designers. Lethaby's designs; the bottom one with a repeated intertwining foliate motif; the top one a similar foliate motif and two birds. Reduced in size from the original; see F.4.
Relation Exhibition Object Lessons, London, London Institute W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, London, Central School of Arts and Crafts
Relation References Book: Rubens;Godfrey;, William Richard Lethaby: his life and work 1857-1931, Architectural Press. 1986.
Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Exhibition: 1990.
Thesis: Rubens;Godfrey;, The life and work of William Richard Lethaby (
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie´s ; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Photolithograph
Work Type Reproduction
 

 

 

 

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