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Ornament: P.384-1991

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Ornament

Maker(s)

Designer: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Height: 153 mm
Width: 177 mm

Relative size of this object

17.7 m15.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Note

Cut from The Unwritten Book

Letterpress on verso

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CR
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: THE UNWRITTEN BOOK
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.384-1991
Primary reference Number: 19879
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Ornament" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/19879 Accessed: 2022-12-05 21:58:47

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