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A Country Churchyard


Girtin, Thomas (Draughtsman)


History note: T.C. Girtin; Mrs Barnard; Christie's, 31 May 1886 (50); Palser; George Tite; Mrs Vulliamy

Measurements and weight

Height: 233 mm
Width: 409 mm

Relative size of this object

40.9 m23.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by Vulliamy, Edward Owen, Mrs

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour with white highlights on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 735
Primary reference Number: 10760
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 21 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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