Untitled: sponges

Description
This chalk drawing is by PH Gosse and was probably used as a teaching aid. It shows various species of sponge that can be found on the Uk’s coasts. It also shows the ‘spicules’ that form the internal structure of sponges.
Accession Loan No.
809/1997/53
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
coloured chalks on paper painted black
Common Name
Untitled: sponges
Simple Name
drawing
Full Name
Untitled: sponges
Dimensions
image H 575 mm; image length 434 mm; total sheet H 608 mm; total sheet length 469 mm
Production Person Surname
Gosse
Production Person Initials
Philip Henry
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Year Low
1850
Production Year High
1880
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group


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