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Pluscardine Abbey, Elgin, 1792: 1682

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Pluscardine Abbey, Elgin, 1792


Draughtsman: Dayes, Edward
Draughtsman: Moore, James



Measurements and weight

Height: 166 mm
Width: 219 mm

Relative size of this object

21.9 m16.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill


Production date: AD 1792


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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Edwd. Dayes
  • Location: Mount
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1792
  • Location: Mount
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Jas. Moore Delt. 16th. Sept. (?) 1792
  • Location: Mount
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Pluscardine Abbey, Elginsh
  • Location: Mount

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1682
Primary reference Number: 10270
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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