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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


? Algernon Sidney 1622-83


Miniaturist: Hoskins, John I


Legal notes

With money bequeathed by Mrs Coppingerff Prichard in memory of her father, Thomas Waraker, LL.D., and with a grant from the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 64 mm
Width: 51 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1942) by Buccleuch, Duke of


Production date: AD 1659

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1659
  • Location: Centre left
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date
  • Text: I.H.
  • Location: Centre left, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3901
Primary reference Number: 18048
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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