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Distance, 1915: PD.106-1950

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Current Location: In storage


Distance, 1915


Draughtsman: Steer, Philip Wilson



Measurements and weight

Height: 246 mm
Width: 340 mm

Relative size of this object

34 m24.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Bacon, T.W.


Production date: AD 1915

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Materials used in production

Monochrome wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite and grey monochrome on paper, laid down on mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P.W. Steer
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: Inscription

  • Text: 1915
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Graphite, centre underlined "190"
  • Location: Old mountboard (verso)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.106-1950
Primary reference Number: 19358
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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