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Heraldic design for windows in Peterhouse: 1460*

Object information

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Titles

Heraldic design for windows in Peterhouse
Arms of Gray, Peterhouse Hall

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Webb, Philip

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 454 mm
Width: 385 mm

Relative size of this object

38.5 m45.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.

Dating

Production date: AD 1873-11-07

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Brown wash
Graphite
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk with brown wash and traces of graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Arms of Gray
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Peterhouse Hall
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Lion Rampant
  • Location: Lower right, in shield
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Location: Lower right, below shield
  • Method of creation: Red ground
  • Text: Novr. 7 1873
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1460*
Primary reference Number: 21804
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Heraldic design for windows in Peterhouse" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/21804 Accessed: 2022-12-04 23:11:38

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