Print of the Month (WWI)

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DISPLAY: Graily Hewitt 1864-1952, calligrapher and Noel Rooke 1881-1953, wood engraver. Memorial scroll, 1918-1919.

After the First World War the family of each serviceman and woman who had died in the conflict received a memorial plaque cast in bronze and individually engraved with the name of their loved one. The plaque was accompanied by a printed memorial scroll with the name inscribed by hand and a covering note with a message from the King.

Woodcut printed from electrotype (scroll) and die-stamping and letterpress (covering note).

4 - 29 November, monthly changing

National Art Library opening times:

Tuesday - Thursday 10.00-17.30
Friday 10.00- 18.30
Saturday 10.00-17.30

Displays complement our permanent collections; there are many free temporary displays around the V&A. They range in size from a single case to a room.

For WWI Centenary Displays and events please follow the link.

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