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View of Southampton: PD.5-1971

Object information

Current Location: In storage


View of Southampton
Another sketch shows a group of figures approaching what appears to be an archway


Draughtsman: Linnell, John




History note: P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom bought, with PD.6 & 7-1971 (£85)

Measurements and weight

Height: 143 mm
Width: 234 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1971-01) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1819 : Watermark: G. Pike.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Southampton 1819 J. Linnell
  • Location: Along the bottom margin

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1971
Primary reference Number: 11976
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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