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Breathless we flung us on the windy hill: M.13-2007

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Breathless we flung us on the windy hill


Wenham, Martin (Maker)


Oak of long wavy outline carved in intaglio with chisels and gouges, beginning on the left, 'Breathless/we flung us/on the windy hill/Laughed in the sun/and kissed in the lovely Grass' in a mixure of lower and upper case letters

Legal notes

Given by Dr Martin Wenham

Measurements and weight

Depth: 3.4 cm
Length: 77 cm
Width: 12 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bangor ⪼ Gwynedd ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Wenham, Martin


Early 20th century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2003

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Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Breathless/we flung us/on the windy hill/Laughed in the sun/and kissed in the lovely Grass
  • Location: On front face of wood
  • Method of creation: Carved in intaglio with chisels and gouges
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: an oak leaf

  • Location: On viewer's left front vertical edge of the wood
  • Method of creation: Burned in
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.13-2007
Primary reference Number: 163272
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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