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The Helper Pendant, by Phoebe Anna Traquair

Image attached to M.6 & A-1983

An image of Jewellery. The Helper Pendant. Traquair, Phoebe Anna (British, 1852-1936). The quatrefoil gold frame is set with an enamelled plaque of an angel helping Christ to carry the Cross. On the right and left sides of the frame there are circular protrusions, and below, three drops, all enamelled to resemble opals. There is a loop for suspension at the top. The back is inscribed in black 'the/helper/PAT (in monogram) 1903'. In red leather case (A). Gold, enamel decoration; translucent blue, green, pink, and red, height, whole, 7.6 cm, width, whole, 6 cm, dated 1903. Arts and Crafts movement. Acquisition: Grundy, J. Hull, Mrs.

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Jewellery. The Helper Pendant. Traquair, Phoebe Anna (British, 1852-1936). The quatrefoil gold frame is set with an enamelled plaque of an angel helping Christ to carry the Cross. On the right and left sides of the frame there are circular protrusions, and below, three drops, all enamelled to resemble opals. There is a loop for suspension at the top. The back is inscribed in black 'the/helper/PAT (in monogram) 1903'. In red leather case (A). Gold, enamel decoration; translucent blue, green, pink, and red, height, whole, 7.6 cm, width, whole, 6 cm, dated 1903. Arts and Crafts movement. Acquisition: Grundy, J. Hull, Mrs.

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  • Accession Number: M.6 & A-1983
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/27.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 821 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 467.19kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 27/1

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20th Century _WF_Grundy angels Arts and Crafts blue British Calvary Carrying of the Cross Christ cross crucifix crucifixion Easter Edwardian enamel enamelled Fitz_AA gold help helper Jesus jewellery passion Passion of Christ pendant Phoebe Anna Traquair quatrefoil religion religious Road to Calvary Scottish Traquair winged wings

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