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The sun was just beginning to gild the morning sky ...: CAL 33-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The sun was just beginning to gild the morning sky ...

Maker(s)

Calligrapher: Mehigan, Janet

Categories

Description

Pastel background with letters written in gouache and added Trocol (metallic powder)

Legal notes

Given by Janet Mehigan

Measurements and weight

Height: 237 mm
Width: 540 mm

Relative size of this object

54 m23.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Mehigan, Janet

Dating

Production date: AD 2008

Materials used in production

Pastel (crayon)

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

metallic (Trocol) Powder
Gouache

Techniques used in production

Pastel (crayon) : Pastel background with letters written in gouache and added Trocol (metallic powder)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 33-2007
Primary reference Number: 167403
Old object number: Calligraphy/Mehigan/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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