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Melaleuca, Oleander-leaved: PD.125-1973.83

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Melaleuca, Oleander-leaved

Maker(s)

Goodall, William (British) (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 315 mm
Width: 193 mm

Relative size of this object

19.3 m31.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Copy after Curtis's 'Botanical Magazine', plate 1058, Oct 1, 1807

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Ink and watercolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Polyadelphia, / Polyandria
  • Location: Top centre
  • Method of creation: Brownish ink
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Top right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: New Holland
  • Location: Bottom left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: Melaleuca, Neriifolia, / h / (brownish ink) + Tristania, Neriifolia Sale ... (added in red ink) / foliis oppositis, lanceolatis, acutis, uninerviis; petiolis decurrentibus; pedun? / ?culis axillaribus, trichotomis; filamentis corolla brerioribus
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: W. Goodall
  • Location: Bottom centre
  • Method of creation: Brownish ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Bot: M: 1058
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Red ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.125-1973.83
Primary reference Number: 32126
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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