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The Great Gate of Denbigh Castle: 3210

Object information

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The Great Gate of Denbigh Castle


Draughtsman: Dayes, Edward




History note: Brangwyn, Frank

Measurements and weight

Height: 140 mm
Width: 215 mm

Relative size of this object

21.5 m14 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943) by Brangwyn, Frank

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper (fibre product)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with traces of graphite under-drawing on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E. Dayes
  • Location: Verso, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Great Gate of Denbeigh Castle
  • Location: Verso, centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: J.M.
  • Location: Verso, centre, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3210
Primary reference Number: 10272
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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