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view 2014hb6248 jpg s Thornthwaite, J. T&P Gabrielle Enthoven Collection 1781-07-20 1781-07-20 20th July 1781 (published) Print depicting Auguste Vestris in <i>Les Amans Supris</i>, published for Bell's British Theatre,... Height: 18.5 cm, Width: 11.3 cm 1257 2014-08-29T19:24:10.000Z 2014-08-29T19:24:10.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 'MONSR VESTRIS Junr in the favorite Ballet / (call'd) LES AMANS SURPRIS' paper, ink Engraving S.418-2011 s4182011 O1223143 Print Print depicting Auguste Vestris in <i>Les Amans Supris</i>. London 2014HB6248 Mass produced Print depicting Auguste Vestris in Les Amans Supris, published for Bell's British Theatre, 1781. 3 print-thornthwaite-j 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving (printing process) 1781 1781 view
view CER 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (made) Beaker, Sweden (probably Skånsa), , 1781-1781, C.243-1909 . Height: 19.0 cm Glass, room 131 5142 The shape exactly parallels that of contemporary Swedish silver beakers. 2014-08-29T19:35:48.000Z 2014-08-29T19:35:48.000Z 62.198448 Glass, room 131, case 18, shelf 2 17.55142 Inscribed with the initials 'GEL' and dated 1781 engraved C.243-1909 c2431909 O3621 Beaker 1 Sweden dated 1781; The attribution to the Skånsa glasshouse was suggested by Charlotte Widenfeldt of the... 3 VA beaker 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z 1781 1781 view
view 2006at4068 jpg s Josiah Wedgwood and Sons CER Given by J. H. Fitzhenry 1795-12-31 1781-01-01 ca. 1786-1795 (made) Height: 16.51 cm, Width: 9.21 cm, Depth: 9.21 cm British Galleries, room 118e Made at Josiah Wedgwood's factory, Etruria, Staffordshire. Wedgwood produced a number of these... 6012 British Galleries: RUIN VASES<br> Many of Wedgwood's ornamental productions were intended to be... 2014-08-29T19:38:20.000Z 2014-08-29T19:38:20.000Z 53.020081 British Galleries, room 118e, case 3 -2.206372 Jasper with blue wash 131-1906 1311906 O77391 Vase 1 Etruria 2006AT4068 Object Type Vases of this type are described as 'Ruined Column Vases' in the Wedgwood documents.... 3 VA vase-josiah-wedgwood-and 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z 1795 1781 view
view Unknown CER 1790-12-31 1781-01-01 1781-1790 (made) Goblet, Northern Netherlands or England, the engraving Dutch, 1781-1790 Height: 21.5 cm Dogger Bank sea battle Glass, room 131 6420 The inscription and date refer to the undecided naval battle between British and Dutch men-of-war... 2014-08-29T19:39:39.000Z 2014-08-29T19:39:39.000Z 52.108089 Glass, room 131, case 18, shelf 3 5.33033 Inscribed 'DE SLAG VAN DOGGERSBANK 17 8/5 81' Engraved glass C.474-1936 c4741936 O4951 Goblet 1 Netherlands 3 VA goblet-unknown 2014-01-06T00:00:00.000Z 1790 1781 view
view 2006an0875 jpg s Josiah Wedgwood and Sons CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street 1781-01-01 after 1780 (made) Black basalt lamp and cover, supported by three figures. British, design introduced about 1772;... Height: 35.5 cm, Width: 20 cm The Age of Neo-Classicism (Victoria & Albert Museum 19/11/1972-09/09/1975) The Genius of Wedgwood (Victoria & Albert Museum 01/01/1995-31/12/1995) British Galleries, room 118e Made at Josiah Wedgwood's factory, Etruria, Staffordshire Historical significance: This piece... 11005 British Galleries: This piece combines a bowl copied from an ancient Greek bronze lamp with... 2014-08-29T19:58:16.000Z 2014-08-29T19:58:16.000Z 53.020081 British Galleries, room 118e, case 3 -2.206372 [Lamp] 'WEDGWOOD' black basalt Black Basalt 4790&A-1901 47901901 O8149 Lamp 1 Black basalt lamp and cover, consisting of a bowl supported by three stooping male figures, the... Etruria 2006AN0875 In production from about 1772; this example possibly 19th century. Object Type This lamp is highly decorative and was probably intended as the focal point for a... 3 VA the-michelangelo-lamp-lamp-josiah-wedgwood-and 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z The Michelangelo Lamp 1781 view
view 2006af8838 jpg s Kelfe, M. Lane (Mrs) PDP Bequeathed by D. Coke 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (drawn) Silhouette portrait of Mary Wilmot, dated 1781, ink on paper, drawn by Mrs M. Lane Kelfe (fl.... Height: 112 mm, Width: 84 mm Portrait Miniatures, room 90a 16020 2014-08-29T20:21:28.000Z 2014-08-29T20:21:28.000Z 54.313919 Portrait Miniatures, room 90a, case 15 -2.23218 paper, ink Ink on paper P.53-1931 p531931 O82204 Portrait miniature 1 Silhouette portrait of Mary Wilmot, dated 1781, ink on paper. Oval, in a turned wood frame. Great Britain 2006AF8838 In the 18th century cut-paper images (usually blackened) were called 'shades'. If they were... 3 VA portrait-of-mary-wilmot-portrait-miniature-kelfe-m-lane 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z drawing Portrait of Mary Wilmot 1781 1781 view
view 2006af8986 jpg s Scouler, James PDP Alan Evans Bequest, given by the National Gallery 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (painted) Portrait miniature of an officer of the merchant navy, dated 1781, watercolour on ivory, painted... Height: 48 mm, Width: 40 mm 16050 2014-08-29T20:21:36.000Z 2014-08-29T20:21:36.000Z 52.883289 In Storage -1.97685 Watercolour on ivory EVANS.211 evans211 O82237 Portrait miniature England 2006AF8986 3 portrait-of-an-officer-of-portrait-miniature-scouler-james 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z Portrait of an officer of the Merchant Navy 1781 1781 view
view 2006an9286 jpg s Unknown Hinchcliffe, Frances, <i>Knit one, purl one: Historic and Contemporary Knitting from the V&A's... T&F Given by Eric Pasold 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (made) Carpet of knitted wool, Strasbourg, 1781 Height: 193 cm, Width: 174.5 cm, Depth: 4.3 cm 16071 2014-08-29T20:21:42.000Z 2014-08-29T20:21:42.000Z 48.585079 In Storage 7.73643 'hilfe wirt gott ferner schicken meinen feinden zum verdus' God will continue to send help in... wool Knitted wool T.375-1977 t3751977 O82262 Carpet Carpet of hand knitted wool. Strasbourg 2006AN9286 To gain full membership of the Hand-Knitters' Guild of Strasbourg, journeymen knitters had to... 3 carpet-unknown 2014-07-01T00:00:00.000Z knitting 1781 1781 view
view 2006ag9264 jpg s Laneau PDP Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund 1784-12-31 1781-01-01 1781-1784 (printed) Print, 'Contemplating the Picture', a stipple etching depicting a woman looking at a portrait... Height: 26.8 cm sheet size (cut to), Width: 20.5 cm sheet size (cut to) On Show: Art and the Viewer (01/01/2003-01/10/2006) Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C 16195 This woman is absorbed by the portrait miniature she is holding. Her act of viewing suggests her... 2014-08-29T20:22:19.000Z 2014-08-29T20:22:19.000Z 52.883289 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf EE, box 182 -1.97685 Stipple etching E.219-2002 e2192002 O89519 Print 1 Print, stipple etching of a woman looking at a portrait miniature, she is holding, while seated... England 2006AG9264 3 VA contemplating-the-picture-print-laneau 2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z Contemplating the Picture 1784 1781 view
view 2006ap9857 jpg s Gainsborough, Thomas (RA) See <i>Sensation and Sensibility. Viewing Gainsborough's cottage door</i>, ed. by A. Bermingham,... PDP Bequeathed by Ernest E. Cook through The Art Fund 1790-12-31 1781-01-01 ca. 1786 (painted) Oil painting on glass, 'Wooded Upland Landscape with Shepherd, Donkey and Scattered Sheep, Lake... Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 33.7 cm Hayes 1982, cat. no. 172, p. 553 "Provenance: Purchased from Margaret Gainsborough (1752-1820)... 17035 2014-08-29T20:26:06.000Z 2014-08-29T20:26:06.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 Glass, oil paint transparent oil on glass P.42-1955 p421955 O82779 Oil painting This is catalogue no. 172 in John Hayes "The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough: A... Great Britain 2006AP9857 In 1824 a reviewer wrote the following description of this oil painting. 'A moonlight scene. The... 3 wooded-upland-landscape-with-shepherd-oil-painting-gainsborough-thomas-ra 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z oil painting Wooded Upland Landscape with Shepherd, Donkey and Scattered Sheep, Lake and Distant Village and Hills 1790 1781 view
view 2006ap9141 jpg s Gainsborough, Thomas (RA) See <i>Sensation and Sensibility. Viewing Gainsborough's cottage door</i>, ed. by A. Bermingham,... PDP Bequeathed by Ernest E. Cook through The Art Fund 1790-12-31 1781-01-01 ca. 1786 (painted) Oil painting on glass, 'Open Landscape with Shepherd, Sheep, Pool and Distant Hills', Thomas... Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 33.7 cm Hayes 1982, cat. no. 173, p. 555 "Provenance: Purchased from Margaret Gainsborough (1752-1820)... 17036 2014-08-29T20:26:06.000Z 2014-08-29T20:26:06.000Z 54.313919 In Storage -2.23218 Glass, oil paint transparent oil on glass P.36-1955 p361955 O82780 Oil painting This is catalogue no. 173 in John Hayes "The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough: A... Great Britain 2006AP9141 A reflective expanse of water lit by moonlight dominates the centre of this landscape.... 3 open-landscape-with-shepherd-sheep-oil-painting-gainsborough-thomas-ra 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z oil painting Open Landscape with Shepherd, Sheep, Pool and Distant Hills 1790 1781 view
view 2006ap9850 jpg s Gainsborough, Thomas (RA) See <i>Sensation and Sensibility. Viewing Gainsborough's cottage door</i>, ed. by A. Bermingham,... PDP Bequeathed by Ernest E. Cook through The Art Fund 1790-12-31 1781-01-01 ca. 1786 (painted) Oil painting on glass, 'A Thatched Cottage and Cattle', Thomas Gainsborough, ca. 1786 Height: 27.9 cm, Width: 33.7 cm Paintings, room 88 Hayes 1982, cat. no. 177, p. 560 "Provenance: Purchased from Margaret Gainsborough (1752-1820)... 17037 2014-08-29T20:26:06.000Z 2014-08-29T20:26:06.000Z 54.313919 Paintings, room 88, case EAST WALL CASE -2.23218 Glass, oil paint transparent oil on glass P.34-1955 p341955 O82782 Oil painting 1 This is catalogue no. 177 in John Hayes "The Landscape Paintings of Thomas Gainsborough: A... Great Britain 2006AP9850 Gainsborough painted many landscapes depicting cottagers and their animals in a highly idealised... 3 VA open-landscape-with-peasants-cows-oil-painting-gainsborough-thomas-ra 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z oil painting Open Landscape with Peasants, Cows, Sheep, Cottages and Pool 1790 1781 view
view 2006ap9149 jpg s Towne, Francis Robert Hoozee, ed. <u> British Vision. Observation and Imagination in British Art 1750-1950</u> /... PDP 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (painted) Watercolour entitled 'The Source of the Arveiron : Mont Blanc in the background' by Francis... Height: 42.5 cm, Width: 31.1 cm British Vision. Observation and Imagination in British Art 1750-1950 (Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent 06/10/2007-13/01/2008) Bought from Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd, 43 Old Bond Street, London. 19423 2014-08-29T20:38:32.000Z 2014-08-29T20:38:32.000Z 46.813091 In Storage 8.22414 Watercolour, pen and ink P.20-1921 p201921 O17301 Watercolour This drawing belongs to the remarkable series of studies of Alpine scenery. He banishes all... Switzerland 2006AP9149 Francis Towne (1739-1816) began his artistic career as a coach painter. He later moved on to... 3 the-source-of-the-aveiron-watercolour-towne-francis 2014-08-21T00:00:00.000Z The Source of the Aveiron, Mont Blanc in the background. 1781 1781 view
view Sergel, Johan Tobias CER Given by Mrs Ursula Vaughan Williams 1790-12-31 1781-01-01 ca. 1786-1787 (made) Trial portrait medallion of Torbern Bergman (1735-1814), Swedish chemist and natural historian;... Height: 7 cm approx., Width: 5.5 cm approx. British Galleries, room 118e Formerly Loan: V.Williams.2. Made at Josiah Wedgwood's factory, Etruria, Staffordshire; based on... 21410 British Galleries: This medallion was an experimental piece using two different versions of the... 2014-08-29T20:47:25.000Z 2014-08-29T20:47:25.000Z 53.020081 British Galleries, room 118e, case 3 -2.206372 Jasper ware Jasper, with applied relief C.81-1999 c811999 O20289 Trial portrait medallion 1 Oval medallion with head and shoulders portrait in low relief white Jasper stoneware on a very... Etruria after a plaster medallion by T. Sergel Object Type Portrait medallions had long been made in metal, and were popular in wax and ivory in... 3 VA torbern-bergman-trial-portrait-medallion-sergel-johan-tobias 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z Torbern Bergman 1790 1781 view
view Müntz, Johann Heinrich PDP 1781-12-31 1781-12-01 December 1781 (made) Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F 38662 2014-08-29T21:58:26.000Z 2014-08-29T21:58:26.000Z 51.090839 Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case PD, shelf 312 10.45424 Pen and ink and watercolour. P.15-1987 p151987 O45585 Watercolours 1 Bohemian Waxwing.Signed and dated in ink J.H.Muntz Decemb. 1781Inscribed Ampelis Linnai Lyllema... Germany 3 VA bohemian-waxwing-watercolours-muntz-johann-heinrich 2014-08-11T00:00:00.000Z Bohemian waxwing 1781 1781 view
view Miller, J T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (Published) 'Signor Vestris Senr.' Gaetan Vestris, engraving by J Miller for London Magazine, April 1781. Height: 205 mm, Width: 124 mm right hand side top, Width: 120 mm right hand side bottom, Height: 182 mm Plate size, Width: 111 mm Plate size The print was published in the London Magazine in April 1781. The print came to the Museum as... 44792 2014-08-29T22:20:59.000Z 2014-08-29T22:20:59.000Z In Storage Engraving S.321-2000 s3212000 O51341 Print Bust of male figure in profile facing right wearing 18th century wig and coat with ermine-trimmed... Mass produced 3 signor-vestris-senr-print-miller-j 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z Signor Vestris Senr. 1781 1781 view
view Unknown T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (Printed) 'Monsr. Vestris Junr.' Auguste Vestris, engraving published London Magazine May 1781. Height: 138 mm plate size, Width: 99 mm plate size, Height: 200 mm sheet size right side, Width: 128 mm sheet size The print was published in the London Magazine, May 1781 The print came to the Museum as part of... 44818 2014-08-29T22:21:04.000Z 2014-08-29T22:21:04.000Z 51.506321 In Storage -0.12714 Engraving S.322-2000 s3222000 O51378 Print Bust of male figure in profile facing right wearing 18th century wig and coat. Titled below the... London Mass produced 3 mons-vestris-junr-print-unknown 2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z Mons. Vestris, Junr. 1781 1781 view
view 2011fa0730 jpg s Thornthwaite T&P Cyril W Beaumont Bequest 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (Published) 'Signor Vestris Senr. in the Character of the Prince in the Grand Pantomime Ballet call'd... Height: 165 mm, Width: 97 mm The print shows Gaetan Vestris, greatest male dancer of his day, as the Prince in the 'Grand... 54363 2014-08-29T22:51:44.000Z 2014-08-29T22:51:44.000Z In Storage "Halftone / 1 1/2" / Figure only / (illegible)" "Dill / 1910" Engraving on paper S.308-2000 s3082000 O60273 Print Full length male figure in dance pos, head turned to left, left hand outstretched, right hand on... 2011FA0730 3 print-thornthwaite 2013-08-17T00:00:00.000Z engraving (printing process) 1781 1781 view
view MET 1781-12-31 1781-01-01 1781 (made) Dagger and sheath, carved bog oak with interlace work, Scottish, dated 1781 [Dagger] Length: 425 mm, Width: 50 mm [Dagger] Length: 310 mm, Width: 55 mm 66267 2014-08-29T23:40:32.000Z 2014-08-29T23:40:32.000Z 56.652851 In Storage -3.99719 [Dagger] '1781' [Dagger] Carved bog oak with interlace work M.453-1936 m4531936 O69647 Dagger and sheath [Dagger] Dirk dagger with a hilt of bog oak carved with interlace work; the mounts of... Scotland 3 dagger-and-sheath 2014-07-07T00:00:00.000Z 1781 1781 view
view 2006aw2133 jpg s James Neale & Co. Hildyard, Robin. <font u>European Ceramics</font u>. London : V&A Publications, 1999. 144 p.,... CER Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street 1790-12-31 1781-01-01 ca. 1786 (made) Flower vase and cover, blue Jasper with white sprigs emblematic of Art & Industry, Commerce,... Height: 15.3 cm, Length: 9.2 cm, Width: 9.2 cm Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138 68010 Bulb vase and cover with reliefs of Art & Industry, Commerce, the anglo-French commercial treaty... 2014-08-29T23:51:13.000Z 2014-08-29T23:51:13.000Z 53.025139 Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain, room 138, case 13, shelf 5 -2.18676 'NEALE & CO.' stoneware Blue jasper ware with white jasper reliefs 2496&A-1901 24961901 O71259 Vase 1 Flower vase and cover of blue jasper ware, with white jasper reliefs. On the four sides are... Hanley 2006AW2133 Neale & Co. were the most skilled of Josiah Wedgwood's neighbouring factories. They made fine... 3 VA vase-james-neale-co 2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z relief 1790 1781 view