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Fan leaf: Woman making hand screens: PD.247-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Fan leaf: Woman making hand screens


Chinese School




An unmounted fan leaf

Legal notes

Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by HM Government from the estate of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 2015

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2015) by H.M. Government


18th Century, Mid
Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style


Components of the work

Support composed of pith paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on pith paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.247-2015
Primary reference Number: 280273
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Updated: Thursday 4 August 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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