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Possible Operations of Rotations: M.1-1988

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Possible Operations of Rotations


Production: Rabinowitch, Royden




Tool steel, the dark pieces blued by heat. Board of aluminium chequered in black paint. Sixteen pieces of plain steel and sixteen of blued steel.

Legal notes

Given by the artist in honour of Sir Michael Stoker on his retirement and of Professor D.A. Low, his successor as President of Clare Hall, Cambridge

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998-02-01) by Rabinowitch, Royden


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1964

Components of the work

Chess Men composed of tool steel ( the dark pieces blued by head)
Board composed of black paint aluminium Height 33 cm Width 33 cm
King Height 9.5 cm
Sixteen Chessmen

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1988
Primary reference Number: 81978
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 August 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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