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The Sluice Gate: P.11-1968

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Sluice Gate


Printmaker: Mackley, George




History note: The artist's brother

Legal notes

Exchanged in November 1977 for the impression given by George Mackley in October 1968.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Exchanged (1977-11) by Mackley, George


Production date: AD 1955



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 101 mm Width 124 mm
Sheet Height 183 mm Width 254 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: The Sluice Gate
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: 3/75
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: George Mackley
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.11-1968
Primary reference Number: 5558
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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