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Mother and Child: 2027.29

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Mother and Child


Cole, Ernest Alfred (Draughtsman)


History note: Ricketts and Shannon

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 276 mm
Width: 112 mm

Relative size of this object

11.2 m27.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash
Brown chalk
Mauve chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brown chalk with touches of mauve and red chalks on paper brown toned

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2027.29
Primary reference Number: 14721
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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