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Calavera E.L.P

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (Printed and published)

  • Date:

    2010 (Printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pig, Chris (artist)
    East London Printmakers (Commissioned and published)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linocut print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by East London Printmakers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Cupboard 88MP, shelf Above

Physical description

Linocut print on white paper depicting skeletal figures wearing aprons and holding various tools, surrounding a printing press. Signed with artist's mark, titled, dated, and numbered by the artist.

Place of Origin

London (Printed and published)


2010 (Printed and published)


Pig, Chris (artist)
East London Printmakers (Commissioned and published)

Materials and Techniques

Linocut print


Height: 30 cm whole sheet, Width: 30 cm whole sheet

Descriptive line

Print by Chris Pig entitled 'Calavera E.L.P' for ELP Box '10, published by East London Printmakers, 2010.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

A calavera is a representation of a human skull made from either sugar or clay, popularly used in the Mexican celebration, the Day of the Dead.


Paper; Printing ink



Subjects depicted

Skeletons; Aprons; Printing press; Rollers; Tools; Printing


Printed pages & sheets

Production Type

Limited edition


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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