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Ships entering a harbour: 2425

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ships entering a harbour


Draughtsman: Robins, Thomas Sewell



Measurements and weight

Height: 308 mm
Width: 535 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940-02) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD 1850

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: T. ROBINS
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Pinkish ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1852
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Pinkish ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: ... never wept before
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: F / T.M / -
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2425
Primary reference Number: 18960
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 23 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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