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Growar slate quarry: P.972-R

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Object information

Titles

Growar slate quarry

Maker(s)

Edwards, Edwin (Printmaker)
Edwards, Ruth (Printer)

Notes

History note: Given by Mrs. Edwards to Sir Herbert Thompson about 1892

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1920-12) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart

Dating

Production date: AD 1863

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 214 mm Width 125 mm
Sheet Height 329 mm Width 238 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Edw/in/ards / Wildtown 63
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.972-R
Primary reference Number: 1796
Edwards: 186
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 23 October 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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