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The Castle Spectre.: P.286-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Castle Spectre.

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Turner, Charles
Painter: Orme, William (After)
Publisher: Orme, Edward

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, 1940

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1799 - Circa 1800

Note

Possibly an earlier state than that on the British Museum where the spectre and figure have been re-worked in different poses (2010,7081.7621). Inscription on bottom "The castle spectre. A transparent print for windows, screens &c &c" and "From the original designe by W. Orme" and "Sold & Published as the Act directs, by Orme, Conduit Street, London._ Where may be had a variety of Transparent Drawings and new Publications".

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Hand colouring
Mezzotint
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: From the original Design by W. Orme.
  • Type: Name
  • Text: The Castle Spectre, / A Transparent Print for Windows, Screens &c &c.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Sold & Published as the Act directs, by Orme, Conduit Street, London. - Where may be had a variety of Transparent Drawings and new Publications.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.286-1940
Primary reference Number: 184457
Whitman (Turner): see p.286
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Castle Spectre." Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/184457 Accessed: 2024-07-20 05:48:29

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