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Coniston Water with Tent Lodge: 2477

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Coniston Water with Tent Lodge


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)


History note: Walter Fawkes; Admiral Fawkes; A.W. Fawkes

Measurements and weight

Height: 501 mm
Width: 660 mm

Relative size of this object

66 m50.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD/CE 1818

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on grey paper, faded

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Painted in 1818 by J.M.W. Turner / for Walter Fawkes, Esq., of Farnley Hall / Tent Lodge Coniston C. Fawkes
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Label
  • Text: Conistone (sic) Not hung (in graphite)
  • Location: Backboard
  • Method of creation: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2477
Primary reference Number: 13939
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 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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