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Calligraphy in four languages: CAL 55-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Calligraphy in four languages


Calligrapher: Zapf, Hermann



Silkscreen print on genuine gold leaf, on the same material on which the original was done, with tempera colour}

Legal notes

Given by Patricia Lovett

Measurements and weight

Height: 465 mm
Width: 500 mm

Relative size of this object

50 m46.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Lovett, Patricia

Materials used in production

Silkscreen print

Components of the work

Support composed of gold leaf
Mediium composed of tempera

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 55-2007
Primary reference Number: 167388
Old object number: Calligraphy/Zapf/2
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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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