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?Michael Frederick Trench of Heywood 1746-1836: PD.18-1955

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Current Location: In storage


?Michael Frederick Trench of Heywood 1746-1836


Majer, Jeremias (Miniaturist)


History note: W. Briscoe; his sale Sotheby's 5 December 1955 (33), where bought by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

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Height: 38 mm
Width: 31 mm

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Method of acquisition: Given (1955) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: circa AD 1775

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Components of the work

Support composed of ivory

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on ivory

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: underneath this is a portion of a green label inscribed with the number 816

  • Text: Mr Trentch / by / N Hone
  • Location: Back of frame
  • Method of creation: MS label of stamp paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.18-1955
Primary reference Number: 18112
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 26 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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