|TAI #37||Idril Celebrindal plaque with heraldic device|
Inscribed above in Tengwar in blue pencil, “Menelluin Irildeo Ondolindello”; in Latin characters in pencil to the lower right, “Idril’s Device / The ‘Cornflower‘ pattern / Menelluin. / Origin of (often / debased) Numenorean / circular patterns”; and in Latin characters below, “Inlaid plaque / preserved from Gondolin / & descending from Earendil / to Númenor, whence it was / saved by Elendil & taken to / Gondor”. MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 12r shows that Hammond & Scull‘s orientation is correct, and that the diameter (unclear as to inner or pencil guide) is 54mm — though this was crossed out and not emended)
|Bodleian MS. Tolkien Drawings 91, fol. 11r|
colored pencil pencil
emblems · insignia plants · flowers · grasses
|1973||’74 Calendar (Unwin)||E·ii·6||back cover||bottom right||device only|
|1977||’78 Calendar (Unwin)||E·ii·15||April||top left of center||device only; [unsure of orientation]|
|1977||The Silmarillion||A·15||dust jacket (back)||center||device only|
|1978||’79 Desk Calendar (Ball.)||E·ii·20||July||verso, right||device only|
|1979||Pictures 1||E·i·2||||47, lower middle||device only|
|1992||Life & Legend||77||218|
|1992||Life & Legend||91||left||device only; black & white|
|1995||Art. & Ill.||192||189|
|2018||Maker of Middle-earth||||item 79||device and title inscription only|
Note: The omission of greeting cards and jigsaw puzzles from the above list of sources is intentional.
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