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The ration carrier: 941

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The ration carrier


Draughtsman: Kennington, Eric Henri



Measurements and weight

Height: 628 mm
Width: 495 mm

Relative size of this object

49.5 m62.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918-12) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Blue chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( brown)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black, white and blue chalk, on brown paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 941
Primary reference Number: 11737
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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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