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Lock on the Grand Union Canal: P.53-1977

Object information

Titles

Lock on the Grand Union Canal

Maker(s)

Mackley, George (Printmaker)

Measurements and weight

Height: 91 mm
Width: 101 mm

Relative size of this object

10.1 m9.1 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 (1977-06) by Mackley, George

Dating

Production date: AD 1965

Note

Design for a Christmas card.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: George Mackley
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.53-1977
Primary reference Number: 5643
Stable URI

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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Lock on the Grand Union Canal" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/5643 Accessed: 2022-06-25 05:11:23

Citation for Wikipedia

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/5643 |title=Lock on the Grand Union Canal |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-25 05:11:23|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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