Sketchbook of France 1917-18

Accession Number ART19885
Collection type Art
Measurement closed: 18.8 x 12.6 x 2 cm; open: 18.8 x 26 x 2 cm
Object type Sketchbook
Physical description watercolour, pen and ink, pen and brown ink , pencil on paper
Maker Rowe, E
Place made France
Date made 1917 - 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Sketchbook comprising of 80 leaves and 9 compositions, three on double leaves. Most illustrations are signed and dated 1917-18 with French captions. Full calf note book is blind stamped (some wear) with gilt dentelles and silk endpapers. Most illustrations are signed E Rowe, except for one page which has the inscription 'F E Thellusson / 1918'. This could be a reference to the subject's name, but two subsequent sketches are initialled F.E.T.