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Drawing to Illustrate a Story: 1043

Object information

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Drawing to Illustrate a Story


Draughtsman: Thackeray, William Makepeace



Measurements and weight

Height: 177 mm
Width: 217 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by Vulliamy, Edward Owen

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: underlined

  • Text: Wanted a Servant
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: with a crown surmounting the inscripton; a collector's mark (not in Lugt)

  • Text: BATH
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1043
Primary reference Number: 13795
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 19 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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