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Sketches: 3681

Object information

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Draughtsman: Harvey, William



Leather bound sketchbook with green coverboards and red spine with gold tooling. Corners of covers have triangular red areas with gold bands. Contains 42 ff., drawings on tracing paper which are loose, and drawings on paper, stuck into sketchbook. Has one green endpaper front and back, each stuck to sheet of white paper which has been drawn.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905) by James, Montague Rhodes, Dr

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Components of the work

Leaf Size Height 124 mm Width 207 mm
Coverboard Size Height 130 mm Width 213 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: William Harvey (1796-1866) / Given by Dr. M.R. James Litt. D., / 1905
  • Location: Outside front cover
  • Method of creation: Black ink MS label
  • Text: 7/72 / 2/
  • Location: Inside front cover, upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Drawings by W. Harvey (1796-1866) / Given by Dr. M.R. James, 1905 / 3681
  • Location: Front endpaper, upper left
  • Method of creation: Graphite MS label stuck down

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3681
Primary reference Number: 37206
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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