Jones, Owen (1809-74; Welsh)
Designs for Mosaic and Tesselated Pavements (London, 1842)
Purchased by 1861
State Library of Victoria [SF 729.73 J72]

“Printed in Colors by Owen Jones, 9 Argyll Place / Published for the Proprietor by J.Weale, High Holborn, London, 1842” (title page).

This book comprises 10 large-scale colour lithographs of designs adapted from various Greco-Roman and Arabic precedents (sometimes combined).

The brief introduction specifically indicates that the patterns are designed as patterns for modern use.

[photo: Plate 3]


MPL 1861, p.228

See SLV catalogue (not reproduced); author’s ID photo shown here. For a complete online reproduction of another copy, see (accessed 14 Feb.2021)