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Opening of Waterloo Bridge: P.1501-R

Object information


Opening of Waterloo Bridge


Lucas, David (Printmaker)
After Constable, John (Painter)


History note: Sale of H.S. Theobald collection, Christie's, April 1910, lot 1090; Alfred Lucas

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1910) by Charrington, John


Production date: AD 1831


Progress proof. Published by Moon, 1838.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 176 mm Width 243 mm
Sheet Height 211 mm Width 296 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscribed by Lucas

  • Text: 294
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1501-R
Primary reference Number: 4574
Shirley: 31 d
Wedmore (Lucas): 41 e
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Opening of Waterloo Bridge" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-07-02 03:02:46

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