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Print - Seita stone

Seita stone

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Finland (made)

  • Date:

    1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tuhka, Aukusti, born 1895 - died 1973 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph

  • Museum number:

    E.90-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 238

Physical description

A print depicting the Seita-kivi stone of Northern Scandinavia.

Place of Origin

Finland (made)

Date

1955 (made)

Artist/maker

Tuhka, Aukusti, born 1895 - died 1973 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated in pencil 'tuhka 1955'. Inscribed with title and numbered 'I 3/8.'

Dimensions

Height: 48 cm, Width: 36.4 cm

Object history note

The Seita-kivi stone was honoured as a holy monument by the Lapplanders of Northern Scandinavia.

Descriptive line

Print by Aukusti Tuhka, 'Seita-kivi [Seita stone]', lithograph, Finland, 1955

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1996
p. 34
Anttonen, Erkki. Aukusti Tuhka. Helsinki, 1995.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithograph

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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