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Sweet China Oranges, Sweet China: P.23-1959

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Current Location: In storage


Sweet China Oranges, Sweet China
The Cries of London


Printmaker: Schiavonetti, Luigi
Painter: Wheatley, Francis (After)
Publisher: Colnaghi




Plate 3 of the series

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G. E. Beddington Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 41.9 cm
Width: 32.6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959) by Beddington, Gerald Ernest


18th century
Production date: AD 1794

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Techniques used in production

Colour printing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.23-1959
Primary reference Number: 167307
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 July 2018 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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