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Ceremonial Dance

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1960,0409.265

  • Title (object)

    • Ceremonial Dance
  • Description

    Dense composition of dancing Asian figures, with animals; proof after some aquatint. 1927 Etching and aquatint, with plate-tone

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1927
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 193 millimetres
    • Width: 249 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed, dated, titled and annotated with "State 2 Trial proof no 1" and dedication to David Strang. Signed, titled and numbered 11B/55 by David Strang.
  • Bibliography

    • Nicholson 63 bibliographic details
  • Location

    British XXc Unmounted Roy

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1960

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1960,0409.265

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