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Owlpen Manor: P.4188-R

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Owlpen Manor


Printmaker: Griggs, Frederick Landseer



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


1930 - 1931


First state, with the inscription but no signature.

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 210 mm Width 257 mm
Sheet Height 269 mm Width 323 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: F.L. Griggs
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: To my friend NORMAN JEWSON, who, with one only purpose, & at his own cost & loss, possessed himself of the demesne of OWLPEN / when, for the first time in seven hundred years, it passed into alien hands, & with great care & skill saved this ancient house from ruin
  • Location: Plate lower left, centre and right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Dedication

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4188-R
Primary reference Number: 2591
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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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