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Title Of Carpaccio/St. Jerome in heaven
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Calligrapher Ida Henstock and Graily Hewitt
Description Book, written in black and red on parchment, with initials by Ida Henstock in raised and burnished gold and colour. Bound in full blue morocca by W.H. Smith and Sons.
Id Number Current Accession C.87.4
Subject calligraphy, book, literature
Measurements 27.6 x 19.4 centimetres
Material ink on parchment
Other Materials raised and burnished gold
Ink black
History Written as a wedding present to Celia and Noel Rooke, who were married in January 1932. Acquired by the CSC from Mrs. Celia Rooke. With the book is a four page letter from Hewitt to Noel Rooke about it.
Literary Source 'St Mark's Rest' by John Ruskin
Relation Exhibition ´Manuscripts by Graily Hewitt....´, Old Court House, May 1934
Rights Owner Jeanne Gilraine/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1930s
Technique hand-lettering
 

 

 

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