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Border containg name with flowers, leaves and a stem: Privet


Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980) by Bicknell, Peter


Production date: AD 1903

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Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Leaf Height 241 mm Width 177 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour over graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: The preceding arranged in 9 numbered groups, read in sequence and from top to bottom, the initial letters of the flowers spell the following: "MARGARET BERRY EDWARD BERRY AND JIMMY BERRY OTHER BERRIES". They have been described in their groups because they are numbered in sequence, but actually appear on the page thus: 1 2 / 3 4 8 / 5 9 / 6 7, and are separated by '//', above.

  • Text: INDEX / Myrtle / Arbutus / Rose / Gooseberry / 1 Asparagus / Ruscus / Elder / Tamus // Barberry. / Euonymus / Rose / 2 Rhamnus / Yew // Elder / Dogwood / 3 Whortleberry / Asparagus / Raspberry / Daphne // Buckthorn / Elder / Rose / 4 Rubia / Yew // Amelanchier / 5 Nightshade / Dewberry // Jimmy / Ivy / 6 Mistletoe / May lily / Yellow Solanum // Blackthorn / Elaeagnus / 7 Rose / Ribes / Yellow ivy // Olive / Tilia / 8 Hawthorn / Euphorbia / Rubus // Baneberry / Euonymus / 9 Rubus / Rose / Ilex / Empetrium / Smilax
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour over graphite
  • Text: PRIVET
  • Location: Verso, centre
  • Method of creation: Watercolour over graphite
  • Location: Verso, lower left
  • Method of creation: Watercolour over graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.6-1980.f.54
Primary reference Number: 43151
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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