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The Rev. Thomas Gibbons 1720-85: PD.25-1977

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Current Location: In storage


The Rev. Thomas Gibbons 1720-85


Miniaturist: Crosse, Richard



Measurements and weight

Height: 83 mm
Width: 67 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977) by Bayne-Powell, Robert Lane

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R. Crosse Fect
  • Location: Round lower left edge
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.25-1977
Primary reference Number: 17844
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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