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'Thous can'st not say I did it!': 889(28)

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'Thous can'st not say I did it!'


Draughtsman: Dance, George II



Measurements and weight

Height: 94 mm
Width: 129 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and black ink and grey wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Thous can'st not say I did it!
  • Location: Lower edge
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 889(28)
Primary reference Number: 10206
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "'Thous can'st not say I did it!'" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-02-26 12:23:41

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