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Sketchbook, by John Flaxman

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An image of Sketchbook. Flaxman, John (British, 1755-1826). Vellum bound sketchbook containing 28 leaves. Three leaves have been cut out and are loose. Front cover bears traces of graphite (black ink?) illustration, and has a flap which may be closed to protect the edges of the leaves. Many leaves have apparently been removed, including the following: 1 following f.1, 4 following f.12 and 1 following f.16. Cuts on the versos of f.24 and f.25 indicate leaves removed following f.25.

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Sketchbook. Flaxman, John (British, 1755-1826). Vellum bound sketchbook containing 28 leaves. Three leaves have been cut out and are loose. Front cover bears traces of graphite (black ink?) illustration, and has a flap which may be closed to protect the edges of the leaves. Many leaves have apparently been removed, including the following: 1 following f.1, 4 following f.12 and 1 following f.16. Cuts on the versos of f.24 and f.25 indicate leaves removed following f.25.

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  • Accession Number: 832/4.f.25
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/22.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 1262 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.3 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 108.34kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 22/1
  • Captured: 2013:09:06 15:13:34

Key words

body bones British School Fitz_PDP Flaxman human body John Flaxman skeletal skeleton skeletons sketchbook

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