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King's College, and part of Clare Hall, seen from the Backs: 2336

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King's College, and part of Clare Hall, seen from the Backs


Draughtsman: Rowlandson, Thomas



Measurements and weight

Height: 198 mm
Width: 285 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938) by Charrington, John

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, ink and watercolour on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: King's College
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: King's College and part of Clare Hall
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: No. 226 (see box-file)
  • Location: Old mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2336
Primary reference Number: 13415
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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