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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gill, MacDonald FRIBA, born 1884 - died 1947 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    photolithograph on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Imperial War Graves Committee

  • Museum number:

    E.547-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 95, shelf D, box 83

Physical description

One of a series of designs for regimental and other badges to be engraved on headstones in military cemeteries after World War I.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1920 (made)

Artist/maker

Gill, MacDonald FRIBA, born 1884 - died 1947 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

photolithograph on paper

Dimensions

Height: 10 in approx, Width: 10 in approx

Object history note

These designs are for badges intended to be engraved on headstones in military ceremonies after World War I. MacDonald Gill was commissioned to produce them by the Imperial War Graves Commission, and also designed the typeface used on military graves and war memorials.

Descriptive line

1 of 38 designs for badges to be engraved on military headstones, designed by MacDonald Gill, photolithograph, ca. 1920

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Paper (fiber product)

Techniques

Photolithography

Subjects depicted

Badges

Categories

Prints; War; Military; Commemoration; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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