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Sir Charles Cockerell 1755-1827: 3897

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Current Location: In storage


Sir Charles Cockerell 1755-1827


Miniaturist: Hargreaves, Thomas



History note: By descent in the Pepys Cockerell family of Lancashire to the Bull family; their sale at Slone near Kidderminster, where bought by an unnamed dealer; bought by Mrs Dames Longworth

Measurements and weight

Height: 90 mm
Width: 72 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Dames Longworth, Mrs


Production date: ? AD 1809

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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: Thomas Hargreaves Pinxit
  • Location: Verso, backing card
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3897
Primary reference Number: 17975
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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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