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Alphabet in copperplate with embossed letters: CAL 52-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Alphabet in copperplate with embossed letters

Maker(s)

Calligrapher: Yallop, Rachel

Categories

Description

Embossed letters, ink and a copperplate nib on laid paper

Legal notes

Given by Rachel Yallop

Measurements and weight

Height: 475 mm
Width: 328 mm

Relative size of this object

32.8 m47.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Yallop, Rachel

Dating

Production date: AD 2000

Materials used in production

Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid; embossed letters)
Decoration

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 52-2007
Primary reference Number: 167358
Old object number: Calligraphy/Yallop/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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