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View of Nant Ffrancon, Snowdonia: PD.135-1950

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View of Nant Ffrancon, Snowdonia


Draughtsman: De Wint, Peter




The view of Nant Ffrancon painted from the east of Bangor, near to Minffordd looking south east towards the ridge of the Cardeoldau


History note: Christie's De Wint sale, 1850, lot 365, bought Vokins; Messrs. Palser, from whom obtained by T.W. Bacon in 1897 (his inv. no. 357 (MFA 102))

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Height: 292 mm
Width: 455 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Westmoreland / 365
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.135-1950
Primary reference Number: 14487
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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