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Title Beloved, let us love one another
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Irene Bass (Wellington)
Description Book, bound in blue leather, with matching leather slip-case. 'EJS - HIS BOOK' printed in gold on leather inside front cover. Writing mostly in bold and black round hand, with some capitals in blue and red paint. Some large built-up capitals and smaller italic notes at side.
Id Number Current Accession C.84.26
Inscription ’Written out by me Irene Bass, at Tourney Hall, Lydd in the August of this year of grace Nineteen Hundred and 30’ at bottom of last page
Location Creation Site Lydd, Kent, UK
Subject calligraphy, book
Measurements 23 x 16 centimetres
Hand round
Material paint on vellum
Other Materials raised and burnished gold, leather
Ink black
History Written out for Jack Sutton, Irene's first husband, the month before their marriage.
Bound by W. Matthews, binder.
Rights Owner The Irene Wellington Trust/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-lettering
Process Lines scored. Raised and burnished gold on first page.
 

 

 

 

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