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A county gaoler: 1750

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

A county gaoler

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Rowlandson, Thomas

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 285 mm
Width: 202 mm

Relative size of this object

20.2 m28.5 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935-02-27) by Norman, C. K.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen and ink (faded to brown) and watercolour on paper, laid down on larger sheet with ruled and coloured borders as mount
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A County Gaoler
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Faded ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 1750
Primary reference Number: 19121
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "A county gaoler" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/19121 Accessed: 2022-12-02 06:06:56

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