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New Testament - Headpiece: P.112-1985

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New Testament - Headpiece
The Nonesuch Press Bible


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey


Production date: AD 1927


Fourth state

Headpiece (p. 1) to the New Testament, The Holy Bible, London, The Nonesuch Press, 1927. Each of the five volumes of the Bible contains an engraved title-page, a headpiece and a tailpiece.

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 173 mm Width 220 mm
Plate Height 57 mm Width 134 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 27
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: G.L.K. 16 Feb. 1927
  • Location: Verso lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.112-1985
Primary reference Number: 2280
Dodgson (Gooden): 45 IV/IV
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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