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Date made: 1914-1918
Artist: Knox, Archibald
Description: The calligraphy reads ‘In obedience of angels in service of archangels’. Page thirteen of bound volume.
Materials: watercolour on paper
Object name: book
Collection: Art Collection
ID number: 1958-0202/13

This is Page 13 of the bound volume of The Deer’s Cry at the Manx Museum.

The lettering and patterns are extremely intricate and the design could be a belt or a wrist band with colours reminiscent of a Roman tunic
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The sentence above is a subjective and personal thought. No doubt Knox was portraying many symbols and meanings in this page but they are beyond me at present.

The Archibald Knox Forum would like to hear your thoughts, ideas and comments on any of the pages from The Deer’s Cry.