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To Lucasta: P.1887-R

Object information

Titles

To Lucasta
The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children

Maker(s)

Raverat, Gwendolen (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 35 mm
Width: 52 mm

Relative size of this object

5.2 m3.5 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Raverat, Gwendolen

Dating

Production date: AD 1932

Note

Illustration to "To Lucasta, on Going to the Wars", in The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children, 1932

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Lucasta
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 6
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number
  • Text: GR
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1887-R
Primary reference Number: 8721
Selborne/Newman: 250
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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "To Lucasta" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8721 Accessed: 2022-06-29 13:37:25

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8721 |title=To Lucasta |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-29 13:37:25|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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