An original wood engraving printed from the original block for ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’. Published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929. One of 400 copies printed on paper specially manufactured for this edition with the number ‘44’ in top right corner as issued. Some impurities in the paper, else very good. Not mounted / matted.
Image size 92 x 77mm (3.5 x 3 inches)
Sheet size 310 x 250mm (12 x 9.75 inches)
Reference: Physick 186, Ditchling 155, 44. Page 1 from ‘Dress’, Welfare Handbook Number 7 by the artist, No. 28 of the publications of the St. Dominic’s Press, Ditchling, Sussex, 1921. Engraved by Gill after a drawing by Edward Sullivan for ‘A Modern Utopia’ by H. G.Wells. The block was subsequently used f; as plate 44 of ‘Engravings by Eric Gill’, published by Douglas Cleverdon, printed by The Fanfare Press, 1929.