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A Weak Defence: P.44-1955

Object information

Current Location: In storage


A Weak Defence


Printmaker: Sickert, Walter Richard



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1911 : published 1915



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 146 mm Width 86 mm
Sheet Height 304 mm Width 218 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sickert del et sc.
  • Location: Plate left beneath borderline
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Published by Carfax & Co. 24, Bury Street, St. James's
  • Location: Plate centre, below title
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: unicorn
  • Location: Right hand side
  • Type: Watermark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.44-1955
Primary reference Number: 29801
Bromberg (Sickert): 147 II/II
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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