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Title Accession address
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Irene Wellington
Description Coloured rough for the Accession Address of Elizabeth II. Folded top and bottom. The central panel is ruled, but not written.
Decoration London County Council coat of arms, top centre. Supporters lion (left) and unicorn (right) in foliage. Rose and lily pendants at bottom.
Id Number Current Accession C.84.99.a
Location Creation Site Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK
Subject calligraphy, rough, figures
Measurements 66 x 40 centimetres
Material ink on paper
Other Materials watercolour, pencil
Ink black
History The finished accession address is in the private collection of Her Majesty The Queen. It was commisioned by the London County Council, and includes two poems by William Dunbar. The finished piece measures 66 (height) by 40 (width) centimetres. It is decorated with raised and burnished gold, powder gold and watercolour paint on vellum.
Rights Owner The Irene Wellington Trust/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1950s
Technique hand-lettering
 

 

 

 

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