- [Elsdon, Northumberland] : [Sarah Morpeth], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 folded sheet ( leaves) : ill. ; 8 x 56 cm, folded to 8 x 8 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN7433.4.M675 O95 2011 FlatYale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- Title supplied by artist.
Artist's book, on 8 accordion-folded leaves bearing a printed arboreal design. Integrated with this design is an except of text from Shakespeare's Love's labour's lost, act V, scene ii ("When icicles hang by the wall ..."). To this strip are attached four cut-paper figures of an owl taking flight; the owls are positioned so that their heads and wings protude from the edges of the book.
Of green leaf, bird, and flower: artists' books and the natural world, p. 160
BAC: British Art Center copy signed "Sarah Morpeth 2011." In white gift box with the artist's printed label affixed to the top.
- Subject Terms:
- Artists' books -- Great Britain.Morpeth, Sarah -- Publisher.Owls -- Pictorial works.Women in natural history.
- Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Toy and movable books.
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.