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Captain Matthew Webb (1848-83): C.1080-2016

Object information

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Captain Matthew Webb (1848-83)


Manufacturer: Unknown




Without socle


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

Acquisition and important dates

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

Materials used in production

Parian (porcelain)

Techniques used in production

Slip casting

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1080-2016
Primary reference Number: 216096
Old number: 203
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Thursday 1 June 2017 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Captain Matthew Webb (1848-83)" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-12-07 03:18:39

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