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Creator:
Lamont-Fisher, Pauline, book artist.
Title(s):

The baby, the bear and the jumper / Pauline Lamont-Fisher ; words by Ama Bolton.

Published/Created:
Hereford, United Kingdom : Pauline Lamont-Fisher, 2015.
Physical Description:
[20], [6] unnumbered leaves : illustrations (some color) ; 14 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.L345 B33 2015
Yale Center for British Art, acquired with funds from the Bequest of Daniel S. Kalk
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Edition of 10.
"A collaboration between Ama Bolton and Pauline Lamont-Fisher."--Colophon.
"This book tells the story of a garment made for a baby but which ended up being worn by a teddy bear. The work is the result of a chance conversation between the artist and the poet, Ama Bolton, which is retold in the first section of the dos à dos. The story unfolds in a sonnet and the result is illustrated in the reverse section. The images are printed digitally and the text is letterpress. The images were either found in my library or taken using found material to meet the requirement for found image. The Fattori etching was one I had photographed in an exhibition at the British Museum and is reproduced with permission. The jumper was made in the primary colours of red, blue and yellow, which coincidentally were specified by the ideation cards. The only images printed in colour are representing the stripes and the teddy. The Great Bear constellation is used to meet the requirement of gigantic"--Abecedarian gallery website, accessed October 12, 2017.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 8 of a limited edition of 10 copies.
Subject Terms:
Artist's books -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books.
Dos-à-dos bindings (Binding)
Letterpress printing.
Contributors:
Bolton, Ama, author.
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