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Ships and vessels at anchor in an English river (Thames or Medway): PD.793-1963

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ships and vessels at anchor in an English river (Thames or Medway)


Draughtsman: Velde, Willem II van de




History note: Originally bought as two halves, in France; the right half formerly in the collection of William Mayor (L.2799)

Measurements and weight

Height: 300 mm
Width: 745 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Production date: circa AD 1673

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( two vertical folds, one vertical join)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black chalk washed in grey, on paper

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.793-1963
Primary reference Number: 5449
Lugt: 1405a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 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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