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A children's ball: 34.14-291

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Current Location: In storage


A children's ball


Printmaker: Rowlandson, Thomas
Publisher: Rowlandson, Thomas




Large interior with chandeliers, with a group of adults and a man playing a violin watching children dance

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


18th Century
Production date: AD 1790


State before title?

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pubd June 26th 1790 by T Rowlandson No 50 Poland Street Pantheon
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Identification numbers

Accession number: 34.14-291
Primary reference Number: 186078
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 January 2012 Updated: Friday 8 May 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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