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Architectural details of a Sherringham Church: the beam to suspend the font cover: 1729*13a

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Architectural details of a Sherringham Church: the beam to suspend the font cover


Draughtsman: Wardle, George Young




History note: Philip Webb

Measurements and weight

Height: 120 mm
Width: 189 mm

Relative size of this object

18.9 m12 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934-12) by Walker, Dorothy

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Materials used in production

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of tracing paper ( brown, laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with graphite and white heightening on brown tracing paper, laid down on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sherringham - beam to suspend font cover from
  • Location: Mount, above left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1729*13a
Primary reference Number: 22269
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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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