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Camellia japonica eclipsis: PD.100-1973.21

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Camellia japonica eclipsis


Draughtsman: Chandler, Alfred



Measurements and weight

Height: 367 mm
Width: 284 mm

Relative size of this object

28.4 m36.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton


19th century
Production date: AD 1829 : Watermark: J. WHATMAN / TURKEY MILL / 1829

School or Style


Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of card

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with gum Arabic over graphite outline of a flower on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Camellia Japonica eclipsis
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 30
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.100-1973.21
Primary reference Number: 30544
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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