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Letters mingle Souls: M.12-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Letters mingle Souls


Maker: Kindersley, Lida Cardozo




Slate roof tile of rectangular shape cut in intaglio with a hammer and chisel with the words 'Letters/mingle/Souls (John Dunne). A small circular hole has been pierced in the middle of the right end of the tile.


History note: The maker

Legal notes

Given by Lida Cardozo Kindesley

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.9 cm
Length: 42 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Cambs.) ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007) by Kindersley, Lida Cardozo


Early 20th century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2007

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Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the second and third words are slightly below the first and second respectively

  • Text: Letters mingle Souls
  • Location: On the front face of the slate
  • Method of creation: Cut in intaglio with a hammer and chisel
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12-2007
Primary reference Number: 163271
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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