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Portrait of C.P. Snow: PD.99-1992

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Portrait of C.P. Snow


Topolski, Feliks (Draughtsman)


History note: Messrs. Abbott & Holder, from whom bought by the donor, 1992

Legal notes

In memory of Jim Byam Shaw

Measurements and weight

Height: 448 mm
Width: 302 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992) by Scrase, David E.


Production date: circa AD 1960

School or Style


Materials used in production

Conté crayon (TM)

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Conté crayon on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.99-1992
Primary reference Number: 13820
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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