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A Humument 2 First Revision Title Page / Phillips, Tom., 1982

Identifier: CC-53441-100109

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Scope and Contents

This drawing consists of large white stenciled letters on a background of abstract markings. The poem reads," He reverted to treatment - art better for a second trouble" that exemplifies Phillips creative idea of mining the text of A Human Document for a second poetic meaning. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1982



0 See container summary (1 drawing (ink, gouache) in mat (museum board)) ; 14 x 6 cm, in mat 38 x 28 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

alcove Phillips Humument box 2

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: London, England : [Publisher not identified]. Signed by: Tom Phillips (l.r.). Nationality of creator: British. General: About 1 total copies. General: Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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