Skip to main content

An avenue of trees, Wichnor: PD.186-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


An avenue of trees, Wichnor


Draughtsman: Ward, James




History note: Sotheby's 13/3/1969, lot 26; bt. P&D Colnaghi; bt. Batchelor, June 1969.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


19th Century
Production date: AD 1811

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 375 mm Width 258 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, on white paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: JWD RA
  • Location: Sheet lower left
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: Wichnor Sep.m 17th 1811
  • Type: Inscription

Inscription present: two lines of annotation in shorthand

  • Type: Inscription

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.186-2015
Primary reference Number: 215720
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 13 April 2017 Updated: Tuesday 5 April 2022 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

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 (2023) "An avenue of trees, Wichnor" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-11-29 20:05:21

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=An avenue of trees, Wichnor |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-11-29 20:05:21|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

More objects and works of art you might like

An Avenue of Trees in Gunton Park

Accession Number: PD.44-1976

Avenue of trees leading to a house

Accession Number: PD.12-2010


Accession Number: ANE.2c.1975

The Rue St. Vincent, Paris, in Spring

Accession Number: PD.1-1948

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...