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Nassau: PD.I.2

Object information

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Draughtsman: Jones, George



Measurements and weight

Height: 188 mm
Width: 150 mm

Relative size of this object

15 m18.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1891-12) by Jones, Mrs


Production date: AD 1825

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash
Blue wash
White bodycolour
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( blue)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Brown and blue wash, heightened with white with traces of black chalk on blue paper, attached to album sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1825
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Nassau
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: I.2
  • Location: Album sheet, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.I.2
Primary reference Number: 21875
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Nassau" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-01-31 11:05:11

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