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The painted cup: PB 1935.3

Object information

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The painted cup


Author: Bingley, Barbara
Illustrator: Sandford, Lettice
Printer: Sandford, Christopher
Publisher: Boar's Head Press



By Barbara Bingley ; wood-engravings by Lettice Sandford.

63,[1]p : col. ill ; 27cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1944-05-26) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart


Production date: AD 1935


"Printed by Christopher Sandford at The Boar's Head Press of 15 St. Mary Abbot's Terrace, London, the edition is limited to 150 copies numbered 1-150 for sale & 50 copies numbered 151-200 not for sale."--Colophon Museum has copy no. 12, with an extra set of thirteen of the engravings signed by the artist in envelope. Binding: quarter black morocco, orange & black illustrated cloth sides; gilt lettering on spine.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1935.3
Primary reference Number: 102731
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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