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Desiderata: CAL 1-2007

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Current Location: In storage




Calligrapher: Avery, Dorothy



Ink, gouache, raised gold on gesso, pen and brush on T H Saunders paper bound into a fourteen folio book, with a turquoise imitation leather and brown leather cover.

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Given by Dorothy Avery

Measurements and weight

Width: 352 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Avery, Dorothy


1976 CE - 1977 CE

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( T H Saunders HP)
Book Size Height 225 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 1-2007
Primary reference Number: 167347
Old object number: Calligraphy/Avery/1
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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