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Delabole Slate Quarry: P.397-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Delabole Slate Quarry

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Edwards, Edwin
Designer: Edwards, Edwin (After)
Printer: Edwards, Ruth

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1864

Note

Based on a pen and ink sketch by Edwards.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 125 mm Width 214 mm
Sheet Height 238 mm Width 330 mm

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Edwards [date?]
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Delabole
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.397-1991
Primary reference Number: 20064
Edwards: 180
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 August 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 18 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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