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Botanical Drawings: PD.109-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Botanical Drawings


Draughtsman: Robert, Nicolas (Attributed to)




Album containing 62 botanical drawings on vellum tipped in on the gilt-edged pages of the album which bear the watermark of an 18th century French paper-maker, Malmenayde of Thiers (active from 1731). Bound in red morocco with clasps, the spine tooled in gilt. The Pages are interleaved with thin protective paper. Ruled lines of red and gold border the drawings on all sides.

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Spine
  • Method of creation: Embossed gilt

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.109-1973
Primary reference Number: 31274
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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