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Panel: M.10-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Letter carver: Perkins, Tom




Dark grey rectangular Welsh slate panel carved in intaglio with an elegant d painted pale grey; a brass hanging plate with keyhole-shaped aperture to take a wall hook is screwed to the reverse.

Legal notes

Given by Tom Perkins

Measurements and weight

Depth: 1.8 cm
Height: 25.7 cm
Width: 10.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Sutton ⪼ Cambridgeshire

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by Perkins, Tom


Early 21st Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2007 : dated


This panel is part of a collection representing the diverse materials and media used by contemporary calligraphers, including stone, wood, and ceramics, as well as parchment and paper. The majority of the collection is held by the Department of MSS and Printed Books

Components of the work

D composed of paint ( pale grey)

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Tom Perkins 2007
  • Location: On upper left edge of panel
  • Method of creation: Incised into slate
  • Type: Signature and date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.10-2007
Primary reference Number: 157616
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 12 April 2017 Last processed: Friday 18 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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