31 October 1996
'Seven Sisters', Design for a textile
By Charles Annesley Voysey, circa 1893
Watercolour on paper, framed and glazed
23 7/8 by 15 3/8in. (60.6 by 39cm.) image area
Titled in ink and inscribed Repeat 15½ by 16 4 Prints 8 gms C.F.A. Voysey archt. 46 Trinity Rd Streatham hill S.W., further inscribed in pencil The Seven Sisters Copyright N York Sept 1919 not Dept (?), reverse of frame with printed label for Arts Council Charles Rennie Mackintosh Exhibition, 1968
Messrs. Sundour Fabrics Ltd., formerly Morton and Sundour, Carlisle.
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The Studio, Vol. I, 1893, p. 233.
Victorian and Edwardian Decorative Arts, Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1952, Cat. No. S27C
Charles Rennie Mackintosh, The Arts Council, 1968, Cat. No. 47
This design was produced for the manufacturers Alexander Morton and Co., (later Morton and Sundour Ltd.).
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