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The Telegraph on Putney Heath: 899.4

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The Telegraph on Putney Heath


Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Isabel Constable Sale, Christie's, 17 June 1892, lot 143 (with Nos. 899.1, 899.2, 899.3 and 899.5); bt. C. Fairfax Murray for £4.4s.0d

Measurements and weight

Height: 100 mm
Width: 131 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-11) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1818-09-08

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in Constable's hand

  • Text: 8 Sepr 1818
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: in a later hand

  • Text: Hampstead
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 899.4
Primary reference Number: 14958
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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