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1. Impatiens Noli-me-tangere (Yellow Balsam, touch-me-not) 2. Myricaceae (Myrtle): PD.106-1973.27

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

1. Impatiens Noli-me-tangere (Yellow Balsam, touch-me-not) 2. Myricaceae (Myrtle)

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Forbes, Mary (née Capell)

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Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 241 mm
Width: 173 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1766

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour over graphite outline on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 79
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 1. Touch me not / 2. Myrtle
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: M: Forbes.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1766
  • Location: Lower left, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.106-1973.27
Primary reference Number: 31090
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Audit data

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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