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Design for Cuiklahua in Cecil Lewis' play 'Montezuma': PD.31-2006

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Design for Cuiklahua in Cecil Lewis' play 'Montezuma'


Ricketts, Charles de Sousy




History note: Given to C. Lewis by the artist

Measurements and weight

Height: 450 mm
Width: 328 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006) by Lewis, Cecil, Mrs

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The property of / CHARLES RICKETTS / No. 11
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.31-2006
Primary reference Number: 133340
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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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