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House by a River: PD.419-1975

Object information

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House by a River


Raverat, Gwendolen (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 154 mm
Width: 189 mm

Relative size of this object

18.9 m15.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Gurney, Sophie and Hambro, Elisabeth


Concerned with the illustrations for 'PERIOD PIECE' by Gwen Raverat

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and black ink on tracing paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 8
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Blue chalk
  • Text: Chapter II page 2 the south side of the House
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: (instructions and measurements for printing)
  • Location: Left and lower margins
  • Text: 8693
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.419-1975
Primary reference Number: 12679
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Wednesday 31 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 (2022) "House by a River" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-08-14 07:38:01

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