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The West View of Thornton Abbey, Lincs.: PD.52-1966

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The West View of Thornton Abbey, Lincs.

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Girtin, Thomas

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From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 197 mm
Width: 269 mm

Relative size of this object

26.9 m19.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1966)

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Girtin
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.52-1966
Primary reference Number: 10770
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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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