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The Ploughman: P.605-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Ploughman


Printmaker: Calvert, Edward



Legal notes

Accepted by H.M. Treasury from the estate of Sir Geoffrey Keynes and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum through the Minister of the Arts in lieu of taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 232 mm
Width: 379 mm

Relative size of this object

37.9 m23.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985) by Keynes, Geoffrey


19th centiry
Production date: AD 1827

School or Style


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.605-1985
Primary reference Number: 279985
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 20 January 2021 Updated: Thursday 10 February 2022 Last processed: Thursday 10 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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