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Vignette for 'Ports of England': 567

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Titles

Vignette for 'Ports of England'

Maker(s)

Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 300 mm
Width: 211 mm

Relative size of this object

21.1 m30 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1861) by Ruskin, John

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1825 : watermark: J. WHATMAN

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Graphite
Ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink with grey wash over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Harbours of England
  • Location: Top
  • Method of creation: Grey wash
  • Text: 1825
  • Location: Bottom
  • Method of creation: Grey wash
  • Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 567
Primary reference Number: 13941
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 6 September 2021 Last processed: Monday 6 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/13941 Accessed: 2021-11-28 00:42:33

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