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The Covent Garden Nightmare: P.761-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Covent Garden Nightmare


Printmaker: Rowlandson, Thomas
Publisher: Humphrey, William



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Beaumont, Violet, Lady


18th Century
Production date: AD 1784


First issued April 1784, but this impression is a reprint.

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Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.761-1948
Primary reference Number: 162022
Stephens/George: 6543
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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