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Conway Castle: PD.6-2010

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Object information

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Titles

Conway Castle

Maker(s)

Cotman, John Sell

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr W. M. Keynes, 2009, received 2010

Measurements and weight

Height: 240 mm
Width: 345 mm

Relative size of this object

34.5 m24 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2010) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

White highlights
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of buff paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite with white highlights

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cotman
  • Location: Lower left image
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Conway Castle
  • Location: Lower left image
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.6-2010
Primary reference Number: 176692
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 April 2012 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Conway Castle" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/176692 Accessed: 2022-08-18 09:27:16

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