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Black Spleenwort fern: P.12488-R

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Current Location: In storage


Black Spleenwort fern
Black-leaved Spleenwort


Printmaker: Glaisher, Cecilia




Photogenic drawing contact negative similar composition to P.12487-R

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century
Circa 1850 - Circa 1858


Overworking on rootball, stalk retouched.

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Components of the work

Sheet Height 438 mm Width 279 mm

Techniques used in production

Photogenic drawing

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12488-R
Primary reference Number: 183495
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 7 November 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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

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