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La Tour de L' Horloge, Paris: PL.3259-005

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La Tour de L' Horloge, Paris
Translated as: The Clock Tower, Paris


Printmaker: Meryon, Charles
Printer: Delâtre, Auguste




History note: Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928

Legal notes

On long term loan from Pembroke College, Cambridge (From the Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928)

Place(s) associated

  • Paris

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (1938) by Pembroke College


Production date: AD 1852


Sixth state

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 260 mm Width 181 mm
Sheet Height 443 mm Width 319 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CM
  • Location: Image upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: Publié par l'Artiste
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: La Tour de l'Horloge
  • Location: Plate lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Imp. Aug. Delâtre R. S. Jacques 171
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address

Inscription present: Lewis Meryon

  • Text: LM
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Initials

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-005
Primary reference Number: 6146
Delteil/Wright: 28 VI
Schneidermann: 23 VI
Old number: Pembroke 5
Old loan number: no. 31-1938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 28 May 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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