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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Furnival, John; Meyer, Thomas
Culture:English (1933-2020); Swiss
Title:Blind Date
Date Made:1979
Type:Print; Artist's Book
Materials:Embossing, etching, and letterpress on paper
Place Made:Europe; England; Guildford
Measurements:Overall: 12 5/8 x 11 7/8 x 1 3/8 in; 32.1 x 30.2 x 3.5 cm; Each Sheet: 12 1/16 in x 22 3/4 in; 30.6 cm x 57.8 cm
Accession Number:  UM 1980.26
Credit Line:Gift of Marry Ann Sharp through the Martin S. Ackerman Foundation

Artist's book including text illustrating the legends of Theseus and the Minotaur and Hercules and Omphale. Each of ten illustration incorporates etched vignettes surrounded by a blind-embossed maze on Somerset Book mould-made paper, with text printed letterpress. Ten four-page sections are inserted into a grey cloth cover and black slip-case. The edition includes an additional hand-colored print. Published by Circle Press, London.

books; caves; creatures; deaths; decorations; heroes; illustrations; immortals; legends; literature; lovers; mythology; nudes; parasols; stories; temples; umbrellas; violence

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