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A black-ink drawing depicting many faces, seven on the right-hand side, some are masked or have veiled eyes. A central figure with a cruciform on a forehead is drawn below a geometric pattern that resembles a vertical ladder or staircase. On the left-hand side, some faces are hiding, some are patterned, and there is one shape where the mouth, eyes and nose are drawn on a non-face-shaped semicircle.

Newham Archives and Local Studies Library






ink on paper


H 50 x W 61 cm (E)

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gifted by son Lawrence Gill, 1963

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