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Opening of Waterloo Bridge: P.1502-R

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Opening of Waterloo Bridge

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 148 mm
Width: 229 mm

Relative size of this object

22.9 m14.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1831

Note

Progress proof. Published by Moon, 1838.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Mezzotint

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1502-R
Primary reference Number: 4576
Shirley: 31 e
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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Opening of Waterloo Bridge" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/4576 Accessed: 2022-12-07 01:27:51

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