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Blessing the Sai Sin (Sacred White) Thread: PD.5-2018

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Current Location: In storage


Blessing the Sai Sin (Sacred White) Thread


Régamey, Félix Elie



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Bought with The Gow Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 271 mm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2018) by The Gow Fund


19th century
Production date: AD 1862

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Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.5-2018
Primary reference Number: 225946
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Created: Thursday 13 December 2018 Updated: Tuesday 24 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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