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Raven Cragg with part of Thirlmere: 1052

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Current Location: In storage


Raven Cragg with part of Thirlmere


Draughtsman: Towne, Francis




History note: Messrs Agnew, 7 June 1921 for £75 (bt. together with no. 1051)

Measurements and weight

Height: 156 mm
Width: 235 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1786-08-17

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Graphite, pen, ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No. 31 F Towne / delt.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1786
  • Location: Lower centre, following the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Light from the left hand / 12 o Clock / No. 31. / Raven Cragg with part of Thirlmere Lake / in the Vale of St. John. in Cumberland / Drawn by Francis Towne / August 17th, 1786 / London / Leicester Square / 17(??) (date partly erased) (in the hand of the artist)
  • Location: Mount, verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1052
Primary reference Number: 13822
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 31 August 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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