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A Ruined house at Lincoln: 1463

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A Ruined house at Lincoln


Draughtsman: De Wint, Peter




History note: De Wint, by family descent to Miss H.H. Tatlock (d. 1921); Agnew's, from whom purchased by J.R. Holliday (labels of Messrs. Agnew's on backing and 'From the Tatlock Collection')

Measurements and weight

Height: 331 mm
Width: 470 mm

Relative size of this object

47 m33.1 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

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Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with gum Arabic, over traces of graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: APPROVED DRAWG. PAPER / SMITH / (the following in a circle) WARNER / & CO
  • Location: Paper
  • Method of creation: Stamped
  • Text: 570/52/366
  • Location: Old backing
  • Text: F / £8.8s. / at Lincoln / Mr. De Wint
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1463
Primary reference Number: 14451
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 25 February 2021 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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