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Encyclia cordigera (Epidendrum macrochilum var. roseum): PD.992-1973

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Encyclia cordigera (Epidendrum macrochilum var. roseum)

Maker(s)

Withers, A. I. (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 705 mm
Width: 499 mm

Relative size of this object

49.9 m70.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of board

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour, bodycolour and graphite on cream board

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Epidendrum machrochilum / variosum
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Mrs Withers DLT/ Flower Painter to the Queen Dowager
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.992-1973
Primary reference Number: 24628
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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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