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Sir William Milner, 2nd Bart: PD.26-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Sir William Milner, 2nd Bart


Painter: Haytley, Edward




History note: By descent in the Milner family, Nun Appleton Hall; sold by an Institute, London, Sotheby's 12 March 1980, lot 133

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1991, with a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996, received 1997.

Measurements and weight

Depth: 6.7 cm
Height: 50.8 cm
Width: 38 cm
Width: 50.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1997) by McDonald, D.M.


Production date: AD 1764

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Height 65.5 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Ed. Hatley / Pinxit
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1764
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.26-1997
Primary reference Number: 3332
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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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