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Chalk

Scope note

A fine-grained limestone, or soft, earthy form of calcium carbonate; used chiefly in putty, crayons, paint, rubber products, linoleum, and as a pigment and abrasive. MH12

This term has 107 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name
Material
Technique

Getty AAT term number

300011727

Broader Terms used

inorganic material

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Lincoln

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Goodwin, Albert

Self-portrait

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Geldart, Joseph

Summerland

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Lucas, David
Painter: Constable, John (After)

Zoo, Lisbon

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Baynes, Keith

A boxer

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: May, Philip William

King Lear Awake

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Romney, George

Chalk-pit

Maker(s)

Painter: Gerrard, Kaff

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