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The Mermaid: 2490

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The Mermaid


Draughtsman: Sime, Sidney Herbert



Measurements and weight

Height: 243 mm
Width: 165 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-09-10) by Rotch, Claude Dickason

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Materials used in production

Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of card ( grey-green; stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and Indian ink, and watercolour with some white on grey-green card stuck down on card which is coloured as for a mount

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: vertically down edge of drawing

  • Text: S.H. Sime
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2490
Primary reference Number: 13606
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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