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Creator:
Hyslop, Jane, book artist.
Title(s):

An experiment.

Published/Created:
Midlothian : Jane Hyslop, 2010.
Physical Description:
[24] pages : illustrations : 16 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.H97 E97 2010
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Artist's book, by Jane Hyslop.
"In June 2010 I made my first visit to Cylinders, Elterwater near Ambleside. This is a special pocket of land which Harry Pierce, a landscape gardener, bought in 1942 and embarked on an experiment where he aimed to create an estate in miniature. ... The images that follow give a sense of this garden, as it is in 2010. During his exile from Nazi Germany Kurt Schwitters spent some time in the Lake District and became a friend of Harry Pierce. He worked on his final Merzbau project, the Merzbarn at Cylinders, which still stands today ..."--Page [2]
"Printed in an edition of 50 copies on Prescia Book and Lambeth Cartridge."--Colophon.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 8 of 50. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Scotland.
Gardens -- Scotland -- Midlothian.
Landscape photography -- Scotland.
Pierce, Harry, 1885-1966.
Schwitters, Kurt, 1887-1948.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Scotland.
Landscape photographs.
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