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A view of Pegwell Bay: PD.53-1971

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Titles

A view of Pegwell Bay

Maker(s)

Egley, William Maw (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 273 mm
Width: 422 mm

Relative size of this object

42.2 m27.3 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Pegwell Bay

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971) by Frank, Mrs

Dating

1859-08 CE - 1859-09 CE

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper, laid down on to a hollow mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pegwell Bay / W. Maw Egley
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Aug & Sep 1859
  • Location: Lower right, following above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Pegwell Bay. - Early Afternoon Effect. - / W Maw Egley. / Painted on the Spot Aug. 8 10 11. & retouched at home in September / Finished Sep.12. 1859. / The figure represents Mrs. W. Maw Egley.-
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.53-1971
Primary reference Number: 10546
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "A view of Pegwell Bay" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10546 Accessed: 2022-08-12 20:05:16

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