About this object

History of use

Personal records of early designs a graphite impression for a design is made by rubbing graphite into the completed design, cellulose tape is used to lift off the impression; then applied to paper. This is a common method of recording designs; used mostly for silver designs.

Cultural context

contemporary art

Physical description

Two images on larger heavier paper: a) partial graphite impression of a bear ? with frontal head, open mouth with upper and lower teeth, tongue protrudes; profile body. Impression taped to heavy paper. B) pencil outline of a raven, head to one side, wings and legs extended at sides of body. Drawing on semi-circular paper taped to support paper. Light brown stains along upper edge; general grime and wear.