Skip to main content

The Barnacle Girl: P.4-1957

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Barnacle Girl
The Barnacle Woman


Printmaker: Sickert, Walter Richard



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1957) by Howarth, W.


Production date: circa AD 1919



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 173 mm Width 121 mm
Sheet Height 291 mm Width 238 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CafĂ© Royal London
  • Location: Image lower left above borderline
  • Method of creation: Printed in reverse
  • Text: Sickert
  • Location: Lower right beneath platemark
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.4-1957
Primary reference Number: 31475
Bromberg (Sickert): 185 II/II
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Barnacle Girl" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-05-27 10:00:23

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=The Barnacle Girl |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-27 10:00:23|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...