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Sir John Eric Sidney Thompson, K.B.E. 1898-1975: PD.23-1977

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Current Location: In storage


Sir John Eric Sidney Thompson, K.B.E. 1898-1975


Miniaturist: Massey, Gertrude




History note: By descent in the Thompson family to the sitter's wife, Lady Thompson

Measurements and weight

Height: 60 mm
Width: 46 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977) by Thompson, Florence Lucy

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Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gertrude Massey
  • Location: Lower right, edge
  • Method of creation: Scratching
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.23-1977
Primary reference Number: 18109
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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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