Proof plate for Seven pillars of wisdom
At a well.
[Oxford] [Circa 1926]
Proof plate on paper, 27 x 39.5 cm, with contemporary manuscript caption. In excellent condition, with central fold mark. One small spot to margin. Pencil notes to reverse.
Lawrence was fastidious in the selection and production of plates for the 1926 subscribers' edition of Seven pillars of wisdom, with each illustration going through multiple proofs, some of which were circulated to subscribers as promotional material.