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Metropolitan Museum: Poeme Par Robert Choquette Avec Bois De Edwin H. Holgate

Object Name(s): print
Object Type: relief
Artist or Maker: Holgate, Edwin H.
Date: 1931
Time Period Association(s): 20th century
Width: 23.4 cm
Height: 29.8 cm
Cultural Association(s): Canadian culture
Medium Description: wood engraving Medium Remarks: black ink
Supporting Material Description: English hand-made Barcham Green paper
Description: Book containing 13 illustrations tracing the development of man & his religious ideas throughout world history; included are: scenes of Egyptian ruins; Assyrian kingship; the Crucifixion of Christ; the Greek form of ideal beauty; Roman might; Medieval mysticism; highrise building; modern machines; and man's leap into the future
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. F.M. Rosewarne
Inscription: The words "70 d" in pencil are found at the back of the grey inside cover, written in reverse at the lower left corner. The number "125" in red ink is found at the front of the grey inside cover, at the lower right corner.
Signature: artist's initials EH appear on most of the woodcuts at either the lower left or lower right corners
Image Rights Statement: Copyright Canada
Image Rights Holder: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Accession No.: 1985.015.001
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