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Masdevallia (Orchid): PD.408-1973

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Object information

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Titles

Masdevallia (Orchid)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Durham, Cornelius B.

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 555 mm
Width: 392 mm

Relative size of this object

39.2 m55.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1896-05

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on card

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: indecipherable

  • Text: M... L...
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: C.B. Durham
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: May 1896
  • Location: Lower centre, following the above
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.408-1973
Primary reference Number: 23327
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Masdevallia (Orchid)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/23327 Accessed: 2022-10-03 19:08:56

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