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To the Immortal Rodney: M.330-2015

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To the Immortal Rodney


Maker: Unknown




An in memoriam fan produced to honour Admiral George Brydges Rodney (1718-1792). Depicting the Admiral standing with one hand on his hip, Britannia next to him, and two cherubs above. With spangle decoration.
Hand coloured mezzotint, on bone sticks.


History note: Lennox Boyd Estate. Christie's no. 319

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax from the Lennox Boyd Estate

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015-04-27) by H.M. Government


18th century
Production date: circa AD 1792

Components of the work

Leaf composed of spangles
Sticks composed of bone

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.330-2015
Primary reference Number: 204900
Sale number: 319
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Created: Thursday 30 July 2015 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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