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A view of the Douglas Bridge near Inverary, Argyllshire: PD.17-1997

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Current Location: In storage


A view of the Douglas Bridge near Inverary, Argyllshire


Painter: Nasmyth, Patrick



Legal notes

With a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996.

Measurements and weight

Height: 58.1 cm
Width: 35.7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1818

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Pat(k). Nasmyth (the 'k' appearing as superscript)
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1818
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1997
Primary reference Number: 3714
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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