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Near Girga on the Nile: 1630

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Near Girga on the Nile

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Weston, G. F.

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Measurements and weight

Height: 173 mm
Width: 278 mm

Relative size of this object

27.8 m17.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933-05) by Benson, Robert, Lt. Col.

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1846

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Graphite
Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over traces of graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Near Girgah / on / the Nile
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1630
Primary reference Number: 14340
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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