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Study for 'Intelligent!', a sketch for Punch: 2090A.5

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Study for 'Intelligent!', a sketch for Punch


Draughtsman: Keene, Charles Samuel




See 'Our People', p.125a. The caption printed in Punch read: 'Artist (who thinks he has found a good Model for his Touchstone.) "Have you any Sense of Humour, Mr. Bingles?" / Model. "Thank y' Sir, No, Sir, Thank y'. I enj'ys pretty good 'Ealth, Sir, Thank y' Sir!"'


History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 112 mm
Width: 177 mm

Relative size of this object

17.7 m11.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production

Brown ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( thin)

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2090A.5
Primary reference Number: 18998
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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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