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Sketch of the Bayeux Tapestry: 738(4)

Object information

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Sketch of the Bayeux Tapestry


Draughtsman: Lewis, George Robert



Measurements and weight

Height: 110 mm
Width: 89 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912-03) by Murray, Charles Fairfax

School or Style


Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite and sepia wash on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. Lewis
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: 738(4)
Primary reference Number: 11827
Previous: 738a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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