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Cain and Abel: M.19-1982

Object information

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Cain and Abel


Production: Unknown




Cain and Abel, red wax modelled on wood.


History note: Formerly Wellcome Institute No. W. 174.

Legal notes

Given by the Wellcome Trustees in accordance with the order of Mr Justice Foster, 21st March, 1977

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1982) by Wellcome Trustees

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Relief composed of wax ( red)
Casing composed of wood (plant material)
Wood Base Height 13.6 cm Length 22.2 cm
Wax Height 6.7 cm Length 20.4 cm

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.19-1982
Primary reference Number: 30389
Old object number: W. 174
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 10 December 2012 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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