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Title Strange to behold
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Ann Hechle
Description Panel, pen-drawn capitals in brown watercolour on vellum, framed.
Id Number Current Accession C.87.2
Location Creation Site Bath, Somerset, UK
Subject calligraphy, panel
Measurements 79.5 x 36 centimetres - Unframed measurement = 65.70 x 23.50 centimetres (height x width)
Material watercolour on vellum
History Done in connection with the Roman Baths Museum. Comissioned by Roy Worskett, the architect. He wanted a blown up photo of this poem (about 7ft high), so I did the art-work from which the large panel was made and a poster. It was done deliberately on roughish paper so that the letters had rather ragged edges, as to enlarge to such a scale they would have had ragged edges anyway, so better that it looked mean. The vellum piece was done for myself from the poster. (Ann Hechle)
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1970s
Technique hand-lettering
 

 

 

 

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