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A view of Shrewsbury from the river Severn: 1090.f.5

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A view of Shrewsbury from the river Severn


Towne, Francis (Draughtsman)


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/CE 1809


1090.f.5 recto continues the composition on 1090.f.4 verso.

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Materials used in production

Grey wash
Blue wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Sheet Size: Height 154 mm Width 228 mm
Book Size: Height 160 mm Width 236 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, pen, ink and blue and grey washes on paper
Pen and ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1090.f.5
Primary reference Number: 13830
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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