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Triangular Device: P.1026-R.1

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Triangular Device
Emblems Engraved on Wood by Eric Gill


Draughtsman: Gill, Eric
Engraver: Pepler, Douglas
Publisher: St. Dominic's Press



Measurements and weight

Height: 267 mm
Width: 210 mm

Relative size of this object

21 m26.7 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Ditchling

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1955-06) by Raverat, Gwendolen


1915 CE - 1916 CE


Page 1 of Emblems Engraved on Wood by Eric Gill

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: + H + D + C + P +
  • Location: Image upper part
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: + + E + G + +
  • Location: Image middle part
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1915
  • Location: Image lower part
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date
  • Text: No. 27
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: Eric Gill
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1026-R.1
Primary reference Number: 2227
Physick: 47
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 16 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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