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Arundel Mill and Castle: P.1595-R

Object information


Arundel Mill and Castle


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


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

Measurements and weight

Height: 188 mm
Width: 240 mm

Relative size of this object

24 m18.8 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1845 - 1855


Progress proof. Published by Bohn in 1855.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: inscribed by Lucas

  • Text: 2 Pfs in this state one Given to / Mr Leslie July. 26. 1845. D.L.
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Text: 2nd [Pf ?]
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink
  • Type: Number
  • Text: liked it / said be / carefull / what I did / to it / particularly / the water / and foreground / D.L.
  • Location: Plate centre right
  • Method of creation: Pen and ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1595-R
Primary reference Number: 5274
Shirley: 49 k
Wedmore (Lucas): 36 8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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