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Dover: PD.20-1947

Object information

Awaiting location update




Draughtsman: Holland, James




History note: Artist's sale, Christie's 25 May 1870, lot 147; bt. Pelham £4.4.0; Colnaghi's, sold April 1945 ($43) to Malcolm Stearns jnr; Sotheby's, 11 December 1946, lot 64; bt. Agnew's (£19.0.0)

Measurements and weight

Height: 151 mm
Width: 258 mm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Dover ⪼ Kent ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1947) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1841-08-31

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 2.o.clock / Dover Augst / '41
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.20-1947
Primary reference Number: 11532
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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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