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A Face Covered with Spider Web*

© crown copyright. Photo credit: London Borough of Newham

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A black-ink drawing on a white paper depicting one large face with a spider web or veil covering the whole face. Even the eyes are cracked and subdivided – it is quite an alarming impression. There is lots of background patterning and ‘staircase’ designs.

Newham Archives and Local Studies Library


Date

1920–1960

Medium

ink on paper

Measurements

H 50 x W 61 cm (E)

Accession number

2012.0838

Acquisition method

gifted by son Lawrence Gill, 1963

Work type

Drawing & watercolour


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Newham Archives and Local Studies Library

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