Skip to main content

The Plough: PL.3259-029

Object information

Awaiting location update


The Plough


Printmaker: Delâtre, Auguste




History note: Lewis Meryon Bequest, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Lent (1938) by Pembroke College


Production date: AD 1854



School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of India paper
Sheet Height 164 mm Width 244 mm
Plate Height 78 mm Width 145 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: A. Delâtre août 54
  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: M
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Letter

Identification numbers

Accession number: PL.3259-029
Primary reference Number: 6235
Old number: Pembroke 29
Old loan number: no. 5-1938
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Plough" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-05-30 08:48:17

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=The Plough |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-30 08:48:17|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...