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Party in a garden

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1972,1230.8

  • Title (object)

    • Party in a garden
  • Description

    Numerous figures engaged in conversation and dancing. c.1950s Colour linocut

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1950s (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 506 millimetres
    • Width: 403 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed and numbered 9/20. Bears stamp: SP.
  • Curator's comments

    One of four 'Party' prints printed by Stourton Press.

  • Location

    British XXc Unmounted Imp

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1972

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1972,1230.8

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