Two Minutes Experience...
Stone tablet with lettering carved in high relief, 'Two Minutes Experience Teach An Eager Man More Than Two Weeks Teach An Indifferent One'.
Materials and techniques
Purbeck Thornback stone with lettering carved in high relief.The edges of the slab are left undressed; the background to the letters is left with a chiselled finish, the face of the letters is fine rubbed, giving a contrast of textures. The work was carried out entirely with normal letter cutting and carving chisels, dummy, mallet etc. The tablet is mounted, detachably, on a wooden support, for ease of display.