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The waggon passing over a bridge: P.40a-1968

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Current Location: In storage


The waggon passing over a bridge


Printmaker: Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Adkin, M.B.C.


18th century
Production date: AD 1744


One of 34 etchings, published as an undated and unnumbered series. Originally conceived as the left half of a larger composition with 'The little monument' as the right half (P.40b-1968)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.40a-1968
Primary reference Number: 179635
Vesme: 31 I/I
Bromberg (Canaletto): 32 II/II
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 January 2023 Last processed: Monday 30 January 2023

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

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