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William Barnham, Mayor of Norwich: P.12198-R

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William Barnham, Mayor of Norwich
Norfolk portraits


Attributed Sandys, Frederick (Printmaker)
After Unknown (Painter)


History note: Possibly the same provenance at the album, P.12192-R, in which this print is contained.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


19th century
Circa 1849 - Circa 1850


After a portrait in the Norwich Civic Portrait collection. Proof state of the etching, only the head and parts of the ruff drawn with any detail. The rest in thin outline only, with crude hand colouring. Some lines added in graphite to the background, upper left. There is a related drawing also kept in the album. See P.12196-R for similar example from the same portrait series. The published state appeared in Charles Muskett's 'Norfolk Portraits', published in Norwich c.1850.

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Accession number: P.12198-R
Primary reference Number: 176238
Elzea: 1.B.13
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 May 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

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

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