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"Our semi-detached neighbours": 1505c

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"Our semi-detached neighbours"


Draughtsman: Du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher

Measurements and weight

Height: 253 mm
Width: 199 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


Production date: AD 1889-06


A drawing for "Punch", 1889

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and sepia on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: du Maurier
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Our semi-detached neighbours / Grace: "and yet dear, how little we have seen of each other laterly - considering / there is only a partition wall between us." / Emily: "But then, dear, it is such a comfort to feel that you are on the other side".
  • Location: Below drawing
  • Text: George du Maurier / Hampstead
  • Location: Below inscription
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: June '89
  • Location: Below signature
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1505c
Primary reference Number: 10399
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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