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Siliquastrum Canadense (Judas tree): PD.291-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Siliquastrum Canadense (Judas tree)


Draughtsman: Colvin, Miss



Measurements and weight

Height: 533 mm
Width: 371 mm

Relative size of this object

37.1 m53.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour and watercolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Black ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.291-1973
Primary reference Number: 23148
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 June 2021 Last processed: Thursday 17 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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