An original wood engraving by Gill for made in 1933. Used as an illustration for page 1 of ‘Unemployment’ which was published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1933. The woodcut was subsequently printed from the original woodblock for the Douglas Cleverdon edition ‘Engravings 1928-1933 by Eric Gill’, printed by Gill and Hague, published by Faber & Faber Ltd in 1934. This edition is rare and was printed in a small edition size. The sheet is in good clean condition, jsut missing a small corner in margin.
Image size 110 x 90mm (4.25 x 3.25 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm
Reference: Physick 850 , Cleverdon 540, 79