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New Testament - Tailpiece: P.51-1956

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New Testament - Tailpiece
The Nonesuch Press Bible


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-05) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


1926 - 1927


Only state. One of 12 signed proofs before steel-facing.

Tailpiece (p. 311) to the New Testament, The Holy Bible, London, The Nonesuch Press, 1927. Each of the five volumes of the Bible contains an engraved title-page, a headpiece and a tailpiece.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 133 mm Width 100 mm
Sheet Height 258 mm Width 216 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 1927
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.51-1956
Primary reference Number: 2409
Dodgson (Gooden): 46
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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