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Cottage and water-mill: 1687

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cottage and water-mill


Draughtsman: Francia, François Louis Thomas



Measurements and weight

Height: 47.2 cm
Width: 31.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( Laid antique paper on a prepared, inferior quality acidic back board support)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and body colour on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1687
Primary reference Number: 166453
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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