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Drawing, Wall Decoration, Dragons, possibly for Music Room, Royal Pavilion, Brighton

This is a Drawing. It was created by Frederick Crace and made for (as the client) George IV, King of England. It is dated 1815–22 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is graphite on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

  • Hand Mirror
  • rolled, cast, repoussé and punched silver, mirrored glass, steel.
  • Gift of Fong Chow.
  • 1996-109-2

Its dimensions are

28.6 x 31.5 cm (11 1/4 x 12 3/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Lower left edge, read from recto: J WHATMAN/TURKEY MILL Wove paper (kb)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wall Decoration, Dragons, possibly for Music Room, Royal Pavilion, Brighton; Frederick Crace (English, 1779–1859); England; graphite on white wove paper; 28.6 x 31.5 cm (11 1/4 x 12 3/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-40-24

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