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  • Place of origin:

    Britain (Made)

  • Date:

    1918-1919 (Made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James, Montague Rhodes (Dr) (Author)
    Hewitt, William Graily, born 1864 - died 1952 (Calligrapher)
    Rooke, Noel A.R.E., born 1881 - died 1953 (Wood engraver)
    War Office (Commissioned by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut printed from electrotype

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the Secretary of State for War.

  • Museum number:

    E.5328-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case P, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Rectangular sheet of heavy cream paper (portrait format). At the top, royal coat of arms printed in black, red blue and yellow, lettered below with calligraphic text printed in black with red initial letter, blank space at the bottom for individual serviceman's name to be added by hand.

Place of Origin

Britain (Made)

Date

1918-1919 (Made)

Artist/maker

James, Montague Rhodes (Dr) (Author)
Hewitt, William Graily, born 1864 - died 1952 (Calligrapher)
Rooke, Noel A.R.E., born 1881 - died 1953 (Wood engraver)
War Office (Commissioned by)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut printed from electrotype

Dimensions

Height: 28.4 cm, Width: 18.2 cm

Descriptive line

Memorial scroll for servicemen who died in the First World War, Britain, 1918-1919.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Techniques

Woodcut

Subjects depicted

Calligraphy; Coats of arms

Categories

Prints; War; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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