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George Stephenson (1781-1848): C.996-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

George Stephenson (1781-1848)

Maker(s)

Sculptor: Delpech, C.
Sculptor: Wyon, Edward William

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: 27 cm
Length: 19.4 cm
Width: 13 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
Production date: AD 1858

Components of the work

Base Length 9.5 cm

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: GEORGE STEPHENSON
  • Location: Front of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Title
  • Text: C. DELPECHE RED E.W. WYON SCULPTOR 1858
  • Location: Reverse of bust
  • Method of creation: Marked
  • Type: Maker's name

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.996-2016
Primary reference Number: 216012
Old number: 230
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Wednesday 31 May 2017 Updated: Monday 3 June 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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