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The Opera Box: P.239-1941

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The Opera Box


Printmaker: Cruikshank, George



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-12) by Palgrave, Francis, Rev. and Annora, Miss


Production date: AD 1849


From Clement Lorimer, or The Book with the Iron Clasps, A Romance, by Angus B. Reach, London, 1849, part III

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 124 mm Width 100 mm
Sheet Height 183 mm Width 117 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: George Cruikshank
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: The Opera Box
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.239-1941
Primary reference Number: 276
Cohn: 687 III i
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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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