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From A to Z (completed work): CAL 29.4-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


From A to Z (completed work)


Calligrapher: Lovett, Patricia



Tools and materials used: leaf gold on gesso, shell gold, Schmincke calligraphy gouache, written with a quill on calfskin manuscript vellum

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Given by Patricia Lovett

Measurements and weight

Height: 425 mm
Width: 315 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Lovett, Patricia


Production date: AD 2007

Materials used in production

Gold leaf

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 29.4-2007
Primary reference Number: 167402
Old object number: Calligraphy/Lovett/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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