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A Humument Page 59, 1980 - 1986

Identifier: CC-54408-989921

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Scope and Contents

The poem reads " A most magnificent kind of woners catalogue - DOCUMDNT the universe; and vanish - doumenti--libri----multa--admirandi! - at his bedside - all the reading of the thing with the stamp of art. tp ms and rs." Here Phillips is prising the Sackners' catalogue of their collection of concrete and visual poetry(1986) for which he also designed the cover. The same poem with a different image as a print with only 'tp' for Hansjorg Mayer publications catalogue is also held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1980 - 1986



0 See container summary (1 drawing (ink, ink colored)) ; 24 x 18 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location


Custodial History

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


Published: London, England : [Publisher not identified]. Signed by: Tom Phillips XIII/X/LXXX (l.r.). Inscription: Cover design for Hansjorg Mayer publications catalogue 1979. Now for Ruth & Marvin Sackner. Nationality of creator: British. General: About 1 total copies. General: Added by: MARVIN; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

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

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