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Original Designs for Porcelain and Pottery for Samuel Alcock & Company, Staffordshire

Artist:
Alfred Henry Forrester [Alfred Crowquill] (British, London 1804–1872 London)
Patron:
Commissioned by Samuel Alcock & Company (British, active ca. 1828–1859)
Date:
1845–55
Medium:
Pen and Ink, wash, graphite, watercolor, and gouache
Dimensions:
17 1/4 x 12 in. (43.8 x 30.5 cm)
Classifications:
Albums, Ornament & Architecture, Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1956
Accession Number:
56.527(1–77)
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in gilt lettering on leather spine: "Crowquill's Designs for Pottery & Porcelain"; front fly leaf in graphite: "Alfred Crowquill executed a number of designs for ADAMS & ALCOCK. This book is probably a collection of drawings he made for Samuel Alcock"
Vendor: Elkin Mathews, Ltd.
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