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The Constable's Tower, Dover Castle: 1127

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Titles

The Constable's Tower, Dover Castle

Maker(s)

De Wint, Peter (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 295 mm
Width: 459 mm

Relative size of this object

45.9 m29.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1924-04) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD 1845-08-29

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, over traces of black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dover Castle / 29th August 1845
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1127
Primary reference Number: 14450
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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