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The Magic Ring: P.1045-1974

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The Magic Ring
The Bird Talisman

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Raverat, Gwendolen

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1939

Note

Colour printed, with text

Illustration to The Bird Talisman, 1939.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 190 mm Width 108 mm
Sheet Height 256 mm Width 156 mm

Techniques used in production

Colour printing
Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The birds laid the ring before the princess, and she put / it on her finger and was immediately able / to understand what they said.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: letter C inscribed in a circle

  • Text: c
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Letter

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1045-1974
Primary reference Number: 8213
Selborne/Newman: 497
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Magic Ring" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8213 Accessed: 2022-10-01 00:05:03

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