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The Daws Bring the Ring to the Hermit: P.1042-1974

Object information


The Daws Bring the Ring to the Hermit
The Bird Talisman


Raverat, Gwendolen (Printmaker)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1974-12) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Production date: AD 1939


Illustration to The Bird Talisman, 1939.

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 100 mm Width 135 mm
Image Height 64 mm Width 111 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 6
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1042-1974
Primary reference Number: 8207
Selborne/Newman: 496
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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