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Girl with Deer: P.121-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Girl with Deer
Book-plate for Ananda K. Coomaraswamy


Printmaker: Gill, Eric



Legal notes

Bought from the S.G. Perceval Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1948-06)


Production date: AD 1920


Proof of a book-plate for Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, 1920 (D.144)

The block was subsequently used for illustration as Plate 42 of Engravings by Eric Gill, with a preface by the artist, printed by the Fanfare Press, London, published by Douglas Cleverdon, Bristol, 1929.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 247 mm Width 158 mm
Image Height 61 mm Width 62 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Image upper part
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Location: Image lower part
  • Method of creation: Printed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.121-1948
Primary reference Number: 2218
Physick: 173
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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