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Manchu Officials with four additional drawings of birds: 4169

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Current Location: In storage


Manchu Officials with four additional drawings of birds






Folios bound in soft-back covers, with silk brocade and ties

Album containing 16 watercolours on pith paper (including 4 loose folios)

Measurements and weight

Height: 337 mm
Width: 250 mm

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25 m33.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1909) by Bothamley, Rev. H.


Export album made for the Western market

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper silk

Identification numbers

Accession number: 4169
Primary reference Number: 185535
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Audit data

Created: Monday 26 September 2011 Updated: Monday 25 July 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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