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Dendrobium densiflorum var. albo-luteum (Dendrobium thyrsiflorum, Orchid): PD.410-1973

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Dendrobium densiflorum var. albo-luteum (Dendrobium thyrsiflorum, Orchid)


Draughtsman: Durham, Cornelius B.




History note: J. Day; Jeremiah Colman; the 2nd Lord Fairhaven

Measurements and weight

Height: 559 mm
Width: 394 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1866-05

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Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite with watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Dendrobium thyrsifloram
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: C.B. Durham
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: May 1866
  • Location: Lower centre, following the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.410-1973
Primary reference Number: 23329
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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