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Manual explaining construction of "Pythagoras QED" and "Glittering Tears": CAL 21-2007

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Manual explaining construction of "Pythagoras QED" and "Glittering Tears"


Calligrapher: Kerr, Lin



Handwritten booklet with photographs, artwork and samples of calligraphy. In fabric slipcase.

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Given by Lin Kerr

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Height: 200 mm
Width: 300 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Kerr, Lin


2004-01 CE - 2007-11 CE

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 21-2007
Primary reference Number: 185922
Old object number: Calligraphy/Kerr/1-2
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Created: Wednesday 7 December 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Manual explaining construction of "Pythagoras QED" and "Glittering Tears"" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-06-01 00:16:15

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