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Christ Church, Oxford: 917

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Christ Church, Oxford


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)


History note: With Messrs. Thomas McLean, Haymarket; Rev. E.S. Dewick

Measurements and weight

Height: 395 mm
Width: 320 mm

Relative size of this object

32 m39.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Dewick, E.S.


Production date: AD/CE 1794

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Turner
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Signature
  • Text: 1794
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 917
Primary reference Number: 13901
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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