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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Soldanella alpina L.: PD.11-1980.f.6

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Inscription surrounded by floral border: Soldanella alpina L.


Draughtsman: Bicknell, Clarence



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1914

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Leaf Height 278 mm Width 190 mm

Techniques used in production

Handwriting : Watercolour and graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: with fringes, and a long clapper. / She said / I am the first to be up and dressed, / When their snow-beds others are keeping: / The Soldanell, / I do my best, / And ring my bell / In order to tell / Them not to lie lazily sleeping. / and then shee added "If it had not been / for me, I don't suppose they would ever have / up, and then there would not have been any / procession."
  • Location: Recto
  • Method of creation: Watercolour
  • Text: Crocus vernus L.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Pink ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.11-1980.f.6
Primary reference Number: 43762
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 September 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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