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The Galloping Plough. Illustration to 'The Field of Clover': 1595

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The Galloping Plough. Illustration to 'The Field of Clover'


Draughtsman: Housman, Laurence




History note: A. E. Anderson

Measurements and weight

Height: 244 mm
Width: 177 mm

Relative size of this object

17.7 m24.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-11) by Anderson, A.E.

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Materials used in production

Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Ruled Margins Height 175 mm Width 115 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite, pen and Indian ink with some white on paper, laid down on card, drawn area within ruled margins

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: monogram

  • Text: LH
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1595
Primary reference Number: 11546
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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