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Selima & Scander: P.27-1998

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Current Location: In storage


Selima & Scander


Printmaker: Skorodumov, Gavrila Ivanovich
Publisher: Gamble, James
Publisher: Williams, John



Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum with a contribution from David Alexander

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum Alexander, David


18th century
Production date: AD 1780-03-01

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Materials used in production

Coloured inks

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Selima & Scander
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: No Flower that blows is like this Rose
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: London Pubd. as the Act directs March 1st 1780 by the proprietors John Williams & Ja.s Gamble, Printsellers No.351, near Exeter Change Strand
  • Location: Plate lower edge
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.27-1998
Primary reference Number: 160312
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 August 2021 Last processed: Thursday 26 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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