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Date made: 1914-1918
Artist: Knox, Archibald
Description: Page fifty-five of bound volume.
Materials: watercolour on paper
Object name: book
Collection: Art Collection
ID number: 1958-0202/55

This is Page 55 of the bound volume of The Deer’s Cry at the Manx Museum.

The illustration is the second of two spacing pages “(apparently to be positioned when required between some of 11 irregularly-sized verses of the complete text).” The quote is taken for “Reflections on The Deer’s Cry” By Marhall Cubbon which can be found in Dr Stephen Martin’s 2001 book on Archibald Knox, page 162. Both spacing pages (the first one is on page 27) illustrate crosses with intricate geometric patterns. The four corners curve downward and give the feeling of a carpet or a church kneeler?

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.