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Triptych: M.1-1897

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Triptych. Brass. The representations on the panels are as follows: (1) The Entry into Jerusalem and the Presentation; (2) Christ. The Virgin. St. Nicholas; (3) Christ and the Apostles. The Ascension.


History note: Found on the field after the battle of Alma in the Crimea.

Legal notes

Given by Mr H.A. Chapman

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.0 cm
Width: 10.4 cm
Width: 5.6 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1897) by Chapman, Harry A.


19th century
Circa 1800 CE - 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Brass (alloy)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1897
Primary reference Number: 30677
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 July 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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