Choir Boys
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Choir Boys 1898
This early print by Royds shows her ability to capture a scene in such a simple yet distinct manner. The strong black lines of the woodcut work well in describing the profiles of the young boys singing in the foreground.

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Print

An image pressed or stamped onto paper or fabric. This encompasses a wide variety of techniques, usually produced in multiples, although one-off prints, known as monoprints, are also included. The term is also applied to photographic images.

Woodcut

A print made from an image carved into a block of wood cut along the grain. Blank areas are cut away leaving an image in relief from which a print is made.

Print, Woodcut

Details

  • Acc. No. GMA 517 A
  • Medium Colour woodcut on paper
  • Size 7.20 x 8.90 cm (paper 8.40 x 10.00 cm)
  • Credit Purchased 1949