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Studies for the costume of the 'Hobgoblins': PD.886-1975

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Studies for the costume of the 'Hobgoblins'


Draughtsman: Raverat, Gwendolen



Measurements and weight

Height: 222 mm
Width: 286 mm

Relative size of this object

28.6 m22.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Design for an Amateur production of 'The Poisoned Kiss'

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, pen and ink, watercolour and bodycolour on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The / Hobgoblins; Hob / Mr Sharp; Gob / Mr R.P. Tong; Lob / Mr E.H. Fiske; Act I
  • Location: Upper left across upper margin
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: (instructions for making)
  • Location: Down right hand margin
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.886-1975
Primary reference Number: 13146
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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