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Cotyledon Afra: PD.292-1973

Object information

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Cotyledon Afra


Draughtsman: Colvin, Miss




History note: Purchased by the donor, Nov. 1943

Measurements and weight

Height: 545 mm
Width: 375 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1873 : Plant not found after 1800 and probably not after 1780.

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cotyledon afra: folio crasso. lato lacinato / flosculo aureo Boerh. Ind. alt 200
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.292-1973
Primary reference Number: 23137
Broughton: 1748
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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