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In Parenthesis - Starlight Order: CAL 16-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

In Parenthesis - Starlight Order

Maker(s)

Calligrapher: Hufton, Sue

Categories

Description

Letters painted in gouache on to Nepalese tissue wrapped around a board and then waxed

Legal notes

Given by Sue Hufton

Measurements and weight

Height: 303 mm
Width: 403 mm

Relative size of this object

40.3 m30.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Hufton, Sue

Dating

Production date: AD 1999

Materials used in production

Wax
Gouache

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( Nepalese tissue wrapped around and board and then waxed)
Decoration

Techniques used in production

Waxed paper

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 16-2007
Primary reference Number: 167356
Old object number: Calligraphy/Hufton/1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "In Parenthesis - Starlight Order" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/167356 Accessed: 2023-01-27 05:44:48

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