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Mrs Anne Catherine Fitzgerald (née Burton): PD.210-1961

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Current Location: In storage


Mrs Anne Catherine Fitzgerald (née Burton)


Miniaturist: Hone, Horace



History note: By descent in the family to Mrs T.A.G. Strickland; Louis C.G. Clarke

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1960.

Measurements and weight

Height: 78 mm
Width: 64 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1787

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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: H H
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1787
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Black
  • Type: Date
  • Text: April 1837 / Mrs Fitzgerald / her picture to / be given to her / G Gd daughter / Anne Fitzgerald / ... [signature]
  • Location: Frame, verso, on label
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: T.A.G. Strickland, 2 Bene't Place Cambridge / [in ink] My Great Great Grandmother / Anne Catherine Fitzgerald née Burton Edward Fitzgerald, Esq / of Carrygoran Co. Clare / M.P. for that County and Colonel of Volunteers 1782 / rebuilt Carrygoran
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: (Married) Anne Catherine, Daughter / and co-heiress of Major / Thomas Burton, 5th Dragoon / Guards (Uncle of Francis Burton, Lord Conyngham) / by Dorothy, his wife, daughter / of the Right Hon. John / Forster, Lord Chief Justice / of the Common Pleas, / second wife
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Printed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.210-1961
Primary reference Number: 18019
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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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