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Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight, formerly Chateau d'Arques: PD.112-1950

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Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight, formerly Chateau d'Arques


Turner, Joseph Mallord William (Draughtsman)


History note: Messrs. P. & D. Colnaghi, from whom purchased by donor, 6 July 1895 (£63); T.W. Bacon

Measurements and weight

Height: 167 mm
Width: 228 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bacon, T.W.


Production date: circa AD/CE 1826

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Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over traces of graphite on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.112-1950
Primary reference Number: 13948
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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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