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Haresfield Beacon (?): PD.73-1950

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Haresfield Beacon (?)


Collier, Thomas (Draughtsman)


History note: Bacon, T.W.

Measurements and weight

Height: 309 mm
Width: 527 mm

Relative size of this object

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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 : Graphite and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Th.os Collier
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: indecipherable because paper has been cut

  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: No. 296. Haresfield Beacon by T. Collier R.I.
  • Location: Mount, verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.73-1950
Primary reference Number: 14744
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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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