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

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

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

Maker(s)

Durham, Cornelius B. (Draughtsman)

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 559 mm
Width: 394 mm

Relative size of this object

39.4 m55.9 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 1866-05

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

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

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.410-1973
Primary reference Number: 23329
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 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) "Dendrobium densiflorum var. albo-luteum (Dendrobium thyrsiflorum, Orchid)" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/23329 Accessed: 2022-08-19 08:56:13

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