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A Proposal for Tout Quarry Portland, Dorset / Finlay, Ian Hamilton ; Sloan, Nicholas ; Hincks, Gary., 1992

Identifier: CC-11034-11249

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Scope and Contents

This project makes use of one of the giant blocks of stone that lie abandoned in Tout Quarry Portland. The inscription is derived from Virgil's Aeneid Book III: "Gods of the Earth, Gods of the Sea, Gods who rule over storms, give us a wind to help our voyage, and may your breat bring us aid." -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1992



0 See container summary (1 pamphlet (4 pages)) ; 21 x 14.8 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

box shelf

Custodial History

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


Published: Dunsyre Lanark, Scotland : Wild Hawthorn Press. Nationality of creator: Scottish and British. General: Added by: CONV; updated by: RED.

Repository Details

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

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