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Title Sweet Roman hand
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Irene Wellington
Description Eight black ink roughs for the book jacket, all different designs, and none ultimately used. The most comprehensive rough includes a mass of feathers and the basic layout is quite close to the printed version.
Id Number Current Accession C.84.98.b.i-viii
Inscription ’IW’ in the bottom right corner on printed and final version, and on some of the roughs.
Location Creation Site Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK
Subject calligraphy, rough, book jacket rough, writing
Measurements 21.5 x 16.5 centimetres - i = 21.5 x 16.5, ii-v = 24.5 x 18, vi = 21 x 16.5, vii = 24.5 x 16, viii = 24 x 17.5
Material ink on paper
Ink black
History Roughs for the book jacket for the book 'Sweet Roman Hand' by Wilfred Blunt, published by James Barrie.
Rights Owner The Irene Wellington Trust/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-lettering
 

 

 

 

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