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A cry of London: PD.113-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A cry of London

Maker(s)

Russell, John

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 607 mm
Width: 450 mm

Relative size of this object

45 m60.7 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 (1991) by Henry Reitlinger

Dating

Production date: AD 1803

Materials used in production

laid down on Paper
Canvas
Pastel (crayon)

Techniques used in production

Pastel (crayon)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J. Russell R.A. pinxit / 1803
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: In pastel
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.113-1991
Primary reference Number: 125019
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "A cry of London" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/125019 Accessed: 2023-01-28 08:27:02

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/125019 |title=A cry of London |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-01-28 08:27:02|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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