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Girl carrying a child: PD.151-1961

Object information


Girl carrying a child


John, Augustus Edwin (Draughtsman)


History note: Probably bought from the artist

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960

Measurements and weight

Height: 283 mm
Width: 187 mm

Relative size of this object

18.7 m28.3 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

School or Style


Materials used in production

Light-brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and light-brown wash on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: (two exhibition labels, and on of the Chenil Galleries, Chelsea)
  • Location: Old frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.151-1961
Primary reference Number: 11619
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 16 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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