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The Noonday Halt: 716

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Current Location: In storage


The Noonday Halt


Draughtsman: Lewis, John Frederick



Measurements and weight

Height: 409 mm
Width: 570 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1911-07) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: AD 1853

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Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( thin)
False Margins Height 479 mm Width 634 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour reinforced with gum arabic over traces of graphite on thin card, mounted with false margins

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JFL 1853
  • Location: On leather girth, lower right
  • Method of creation: Brush
  • Text: JFL
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brush

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 716
Primary reference Number: 11831
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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