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The cultivation of silk-worms: P.61-1958

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Current Location: In storage


The cultivation of silk-worms


Designer: Shigemasa, Kitao




Colour print from woodblocks. Chuban. Signed: Kitao Shigemasa ga. c.1772

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1958) by Cuchet-Albaret, Emilia


18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1772

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.61-1958
Primary reference Number: 182737
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 February 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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

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