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Hibiscus ficulneus L. (Mallow): PD.242-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Hibiscus ficulneus L. (Mallow)


Draughtsman: Burgoyne, Elizabeth



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton


Production date: AD 1790

School or Style


Materials used in production

White bodycolour
Ground (material)

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)
Vellum Height 403 mm
Velum Width 302 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with white heightening over traces of graphite on prepared vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E.B.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1790
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Hibiscus Ficalnens
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.242-1973
Primary reference Number: 23064
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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

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