Working Drawing for the Manufacture of a Carving Fork

Working Drawing for the Manufacture of a Carving Fork

Working Drawing for the Manufacture of a Carving Fork
Robert Welch’s workshop
Britain
1964
Ink on wove tracing paper
Width 47.4 cm x height 35.1 cm
Museum no. Circ.655-1965

This drawing shows the guard movement of the fork. It is one of a series of precise actual size construction guides to the manufacturer of the final prototype from which the dies for the carving set were cut. Nine more related drawings are in the V&A’s collection.