The historical paintings in the great hall in London of the Worshipful company of skinners aforetime of the Craft and mystery of the guild of the body of Christ / by Frank Brangwyn A.R.A., R.E. ; with an introductory essay and some historical notes by Warwick H. Draper M.A.

Sir Frank Brangwyn RA

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Caradoc Press, 1909

Physical Description

74, [7] p. : ill. (part col.) ; 36 cm.

General Note

β€œThe end of the book of the historical panels by Frank Brangwyn in the Hall of the Worshipful Company of Skinners London described by Warwick H. Draper, and ornamented with initials designed by the painter and cut on wood by H.G. Webb, and printed by him at the Caradoc Press, Ravenscourt Square, Hammersmith, December, MDCCCIX.” [colophon]


The front free endpaper carries a letter on Caradoc Press headed paper inscribed: "The Secretary, The Royal Academy of Arts. Dear Sirs, Mr Frank Brangwyn presents his compliments to the Council and trusts they will accept the accompanying work for the Library of the Royal Academy. Yours faithfully, H. Geo. Webb." And in another hand: "Acknowledged 14 March 1910. W.F.Y. [i.e. William Frederick Yeames RA, Librarian 1896-1911]"
The front pastedown carries a 20th century Royal Academy bookplate inscribed in pencil 'Presented by the author 1910'

Copy Note

"The Edition of this book is limited to 25 copies on Japanese Vellum and 300 Copies on hand-made paper, numbered consecutively. This is No. 138". Page [81].


Sir Frank Brangwyn RA, source artist
Harry George Webb, wood-engraver
Caradoc Press