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Nocturne: The River at Battersea: P.438-1949

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Current Location: In storage


Nocturne: The River at Battersea


Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill



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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD 1878


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Grey ink

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Support composed of paper
Image Height 172 mm Width 264 mm
Sheet Height 279 mm Width 400 mm

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Accession number: P.438-1949
Primary reference Number: 10250
Way: 5
Lévy: 11
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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