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Tropaedum majus (Nasturtium): PD.105-1973.30

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Current Location: In storage


Tropaedum majus (Nasturtium)


Draughtsman: Sowerby, James




Study of portion of single stem with flowers and leaves.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa AD 1800

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Drawn Area Height 326 mm Width 243 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite outline within ruled graphite margins, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Tropaedum majus
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.105-1973.30
Primary reference Number: 30965
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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