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Gingo Biloba, by Goethe: CAL 54-2007

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Gingo Biloba, by Goethe


Calligrapher: Zapf, Hermann



Tools and materials used: red and black ink on Japanese tissue paper with gold and silver specks and dried leaves.

Legal notes

Given by Hermann Zapf

Measurements and weight

Height: 437 mm
Width: 293 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Zapf, Hermann


Production date: AD 1988

Materials used in production

Dried leaves

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( tissue)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 54-2007
Primary reference Number: 167349
Old object number: Calligraphy/Zapf/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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