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Date made: 1914-1918
Artist: Knox, Archibald
Description: The calligraphy reads ‘Christ behind me’. Page fifty of bound volume.
Materials: watercolour on paper
Object name: book
Collection: Art Collection
ID number: 1958-0202/50

This is Page 50 of the bound volume of The Deer’s Cry at the Manx Museum.

“Christ behind me” . The cross and the “T” are in the illustration to represent Christ and the light colours look like a kite which is sailing along gently behind “me”. Significantly “Me: is without any links, perhaps denoting free will?

The words in the above paragraph are just my personal and subjective thoughts. Knox must have had so many ideas and thoughts behind this page and the other pages which, perhaps, we will never know
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The Archibald Knox Forum would like to hear your thoughts, ideas and comments on any of the pages from The Deer’s Cry.