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Queen Alexandra (1844-1925): C.770-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Queen Alexandra (1844-1925)

Maker(s)

Manufacturer: Robinson & Leadbeater
Sculptor: Lawton, W. C.

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: The estate of G. D. V. Glynn

Legal notes

Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 29.4 cm
Length: 18.3 cm
Width: 11.5 cm

Relative size of this object

18.3 cm29.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2016-01-25) by H.M. Government

Dating

Early 20th century
Production date: AD 1901-12-16

Components of the work

Base Length 10.4 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: R & L (inside a circle) / ALEXANDRA W.C. LAWTON SCULPT DEC 16th 1901 COPYRIGHT
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.770-2016
Primary reference Number: 215767
Old number: 38
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Audit data

Created: Friday 19 May 2017 Updated: Thursday 9 May 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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