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The Burning of the Japanese Exhibition, 1885: P.135-1955

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Current Location: In storage


The Burning of the Japanese Exhibition, 1885
The Fire at the first Japanese Exhibition


Printmaker: Sickert, Walter Richard



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1955) by Freshfield, James William


Production date: AD 1885



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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( white wove paper)
Plate Height 249 mm Width 216 mm
Sheet Height 280 mm Width 266 mm

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  • Text: The Burning of the Japanese Exhibition
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.135-1955
Primary reference Number: 28888
Bromberg (Sickert): 68 II/II
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 29 June 2023

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

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