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Colonel Thomas Thornton 1757-1823: PD.5-1950

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Current Location: In storage


Colonel Thomas Thornton 1757-1823


Miniaturist: Unknown



History note: With Christie's, sale 1 May 1950 (52), the property of various gentlemen, where bought by H.E. Backer; bought by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam

Measurements and weight

Height: 78 mm
Width: 65 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Formerly attributed to Philip Reinagle.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-1950
Primary reference Number: 17635
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 6 December 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 6 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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