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Ladies Slipper, white: PD.125-1973.50

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Current Location: In storage


Ladies Slipper, white


Draughtsman: Goodall, William (British)



Measurements and weight

Height: 327 mm
Width: 196 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Copy after Curtis's 'Botanical Magazine', plate 216, Jan 1, 1793

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Gynandria, / Diandria
  • Location: Top centre
  • Method of creation: Brownish ink
  • Text: Gen: 1376/1
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: N. America
  • Location: Bottom left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: Cypripedium, album (added in red ink): Bot:M: / 4 / Cypripedium, spectabile, Donn radicibus fibrosis: foliis ovalo (to?) lanceolatis, caulinis: petalis obtusis
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: W. Goodall fecit
  • Location: Bottom centre
  • Method of creation: Brownish ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Bot: M: 697
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.125-1973.50
Primary reference Number: 32093
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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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