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Sketchbook: 1090

Object information

Awaiting location update




Draughtsman: Towne, Francis



46 ff; ff.43, 44, 45 and 46 are blank on both recto and verso, and are not listed individually elsewhere


History note: Bt. from Miss Judith A. Merivale, 4 Park Town, Oxford, together with nos. 1091-1093 in 1923 for £30

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1809

School or Style


Components of the work

Sheet Size Height 154 mm Width 228 mm
Book Size Height 160 mm Width 236 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Francis Towne
  • Location: Inside cover
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: August 24. 1809
  • Location: Inside cover, below the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Capel Cergi etc / 1809 (in the hand of the artist)
  • Location: Cover
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1090
Primary reference Number: 13824
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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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