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A cry of London: PD.113-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A cry of London


Russell, John



Measurements and weight

Height: 607 mm
Width: 450 mm

Relative size of this object

45 m60.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Henry Reitlinger


Production date: AD 1803

Materials used in production

laid down on Paper
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
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "A cry of London" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-01-28 08:27:02

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