Print of the Month (WWI)
- Where:National Art Library
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
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