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Bust of William Wright (1830-1889), Professor of Arabic (1870-89): M.1-1890

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Bust of William Wright (1830-1889), Professor of Arabic (1870-89)


Sculptor: Hutchison, John




Bust. White marble, posthumous. Wright wears an academical gown over a jacket and bow tie.

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Given to the University by the Subscribers

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1890) by Cambridge University Subscribers


Late 19th Century
Production date: AD 1890 : dated 1890

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Plinth Height 14 cm
Bust Height 63.5 cm

Materials used in production

White marble

Techniques used in production

Carving : White marble, carved

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Text: W. WRIGHT
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1890
Primary reference Number: 30945
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_1_1890
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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