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Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Batchelors Buttons): PD.107-1973.23

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Current Location: In storage


Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Batchelors Buttons)


Draughtsman: Orléans, Princesse Louise d'



Measurements and weight

Height: 194 mm
Width: 160 mm

Relative size of this object

16 m19.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1831-03-09

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour with some bodycolour on vellum

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Louise d' Orléans
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 9 Mars 1831
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.107-1973.23
Primary reference Number: 31268
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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