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Head of Emma Sandys (1843-1877): 865.51

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Head of Emma Sandys (1843-1877)


Draughtsman: Sandys, Frederick



Measurements and weight

Height: 134 mm
Width: 122 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1850 : Date from Elzea

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured chalks

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( buff)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Coloured chalks on buff paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Emma Sandys / by her brother F.A. Sandys
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 865.51
Primary reference Number: 13506
Elzea: 1.A.36
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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