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Seated figure of the Duke of Wellington: C.8-1969

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Seated figure of the Duke of Wellington


Maker: Samuel Alcock and Co.



Legal notes

Given by Dr A.N.L. Munby

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1969-10-16) by Munby, A. N. L.


19th Century, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1852


After a model by G. Abbott after Alfred.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip-casting : Parian porcelain, slip-cast

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The L of SAML is raised with the point below it and the o of Co os raised with the point below it

  • Text: PUBLISHED BY/SAML. ALCOCK & Co./JUNE 18, 1852./ALFRED CROWQUILL/DESIGNAVIT./G. ABBOTT/SCULPSIT. followed by three small incised circles arranged one above two
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-1969
Primary reference Number: 131156
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 3 December 2014 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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