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The field of Waterloo: 2476

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Current Location: In storage


The field of Waterloo


Draughtsman: Turner, Joseph Mallord William




History note: Walter Fawkes, Farnley Hall; Major Richard Fawkes; A.W. Fawkes

Measurements and weight

Height: 288 mm
Width: 405 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1942) by Fawkes, A.W.


Production date: circa AD 1817 : watermark: J. Whatman / 1814

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite with scratching out on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2476
Primary reference Number: 13920
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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