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Epiphany: P.268-1994

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Object information

Current Location: In storage




Printmaker: Gill, Eric




Christmas Card

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Gurney, Sophie, Mrs


Production date: AD 1917


As a Christmas Card, from the Gwen Raverat album

Proof of an illustration on page 1 of God and the Dragon, rhymes by H.D.C. Pepler, No. 15 of the publications of the St. Dominic's Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1917. The block was subsequently used for illustration on page 10 of Nisi Dominus, rimes by H.D.C. Pepler, St. Dominic's Press publication No. 29, 1919 ; to "Calendar for 1923", published by the St. Dominic's Press, 1922 ; on page 61 of Horae Beatae Virginis Mariae Juxta Ritum Sacri Ordinis Praedicatorum Jussu Editae, publication No. 37, 1923 ; on page 6 of Christmas Gifts by H.D.C. Pepler, publication No. 9, 1923 ; on Plate 13 of Engravings by Eric Gill, with a preface by the artist, printed by the Fanfare Press, London, published by Douglas Cleverdon, Bristo, 1929.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 185 mm Width 132 mm
Image Height 42 mm Width 62 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Verso centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.268-1994
Primary reference Number: 2236
Physick: 84
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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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