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Design for 'The Chelsea Pensioners reading the news of the Battle of Waterloo': PD.199-2015

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Titles

Design for 'The Chelsea Pensioners reading the news of the Battle of Waterloo'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Wilkie, David

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Notes

History note: H.S. Reitlinger; sale (Sotheby's) 26/5/1954 ('Part VI'), lot 600; bt. Colnaghi & Co.; bt. Batchelor June 1954.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th century
Production date: AD 1820

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 113 mm Width 183 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.199-2015
Primary reference Number: 215867
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Created: Wednesday 24 May 2017 Updated: Wednesday 20 April 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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