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Siege de la Colonne de Pompee-Science in the pillory: P.494-1948

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Siege de la Colonne de Pompee-Science in the pillory


Printmaker: Gillray, James
Publisher: Humphrey, Hannah



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1948) by Beaumont, Violet, Lady


18th century
Production date: AD 1799

School or Style


Techniques used in production

Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Etched by Js Gillray, from the Original Intercepted Drawings/ London.Publish'd March 6th 1799. by H. Humphrey, 27 St James's Street.'
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.494-1948
Primary reference Number: 215681
Stephens/George: 9352
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Audit data

Created: Friday 3 March 2017 Updated: Tuesday 25 October 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 25 October 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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