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George Alexander Bushby c. 1800-56: PD.10-1970

Object information

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George Alexander Bushby c. 1800-56


Miniaturist: Engleheart, John Cox Dillman



History note: By descent in the family to the donor

Measurements and weight

Height: 85 mm
Width: 68 mm

Relative size of this object

6.8 m8.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1970) by Bushby, Dorothy, Mrs


Production date: AD 1819

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: J C Dilman [sic] Engleheart / pinxit 1819 / Newman Street / London
  • Location: Verso, on backin card
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: George Alexander Bushby / d. Decbr. 1856 / Governor General's Agent / at Hyderabad
  • Location: Old label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1970
Primary reference Number: 17917
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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