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George William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour: P.279-1945

Object information

Current Location: In storage


George William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour


Printmaker: Dodd, Francis



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1945-05) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1927

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 267 mm Width 176 mm
Sheet Height 435 mm Width 250 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dodd / 1927
  • Location: Image upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Francis Dodd
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: signed in ink by the sitter

  • Text: G.W. Balfour
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.279-1945
Primary reference Number: 1576
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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