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Ruffs: P.57-2005

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Multae et diversae avium species variis formis et pernaturalibus figuris per Fra. Barlow Anglum


Printmaker: Place, Francis
Draughtsman: Place, Francis (After)
Publisher: Tempest, Pierce




From the series of birds and beasts ("Multae et diversae avium species variis…") etched by Place after Barlow (although this etching is after Place's own design). Cut within platemark, cutting some of the tile, and some lettering on the left under Place's name.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2005) by Estate of the late Mrs Norah Yates Seary (Gambrills Solicitors)


17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1694

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.57-2005
Primary reference Number: 160769
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 27 November 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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