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'Sapphire', Royal Yacht Squadron leaving Cowes Roads: P.52-1941

Object information


'Sapphire', Royal Yacht Squadron leaving Cowes Roads


Wyllie, William Lionel (Printmaker)
Dickens, Harry C (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-08) by Fairhaven, Huttleston 1st Lord


20th century
Production date: AD 1925


Signed in graphite margin lower left

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Aquatint Drypoint Colour printing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: To Mr & Mrs Urban H Broughton / This VIEW of "SAPPHIRE", ROYAL YACHT SQUADRON, (1421 TONS) leaving COWES ROADS / is with great respect inscribed by their obedient Servt/ H.C. Dickins
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Dedication

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.52-1941
Primary reference Number: 227294
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 23 July 2019 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

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