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French skull-shaped watch

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An image of Skull-shaped watch. Silver, circa 1670. Paris.

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Skull-shaped watch. Silver, circa 1670. Paris.

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  • Accession Number: M/P.54-1913
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/1.0
  • Camera: NIKON D200
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 703 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 115.29kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Captured: 2007:04:30 17:09:05

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17th Century Artistic Movement Baroque Date Department Fitz_AA French Material Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords Silver Workflow _WF_Adtd _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd hinged pocket watch skull timepiece watch

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