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Alpinia nutans (Ginger plant): PD.591-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Alpinia nutans (Ginger plant)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Gear, Lucy

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1825-10-15

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of tissue paper
Tissue Paper Height 340 mm Width 275 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on tissue paper, tipped onto a thicker sheet

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Alpinia mutans / from a Chinese drawing
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink over graphite
  • Text: L. Gear
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink over graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: October 15th 1825
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink over graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.591-1973
Primary reference Number: 23470
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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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