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The Nursery: 2091

Object information

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The Nursery


Draughtsman: Keene, Charles Samuel




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 132 mm
Width: 194 mm

Relative size of this object

19.4 m13.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Pen and brown ink on tracing paper, laid down on card

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2091
Primary reference Number: 18435
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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