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The Viaduct over the River Eden, at Wetheral: P.36-1986

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Viaduct over the River Eden, at Wetheral

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Picken, Andrew
Draughtsman: Nutter, Matthew Ellis
Printer: Day & Haghe
Publisher: Thurnam, Charles

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

According to the instructions of her late husband's will

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Carlisle

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1986) by Bartlett, Alexandrina Dewar Wight, Mrs

Dating

Production date: AD 1835

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Coloured ink
Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on cardboard)
Image Height 207 mm Width 321 mm
Sheet Height 270 mm Width 363 mm

Techniques used in production

Lithography
Hand colouring

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Drawn from Nature by M.E. Nutter
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: On Zinc by A. Picken
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: THE VIADUCT OVER THE RIVER EDEN, AT WETHERAL. / Designed by Mr. Francis Giles, Civil Engineer, and Built by Mr. W.S. Denton, for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway Company. / Length 600 feet, Height 100 feet. - Finished in the Year 1835.
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title
  • Text: Printed by Day & Haghe, London.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Carlisle, Published by Charles Thurnam, 1835
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Shew 2 all Round from marks white P.P.
  • Location: Lower left and centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.36-1986
Primary reference Number: 6526
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Viaduct over the River Eden, at Wetheral" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/6526 Accessed: 2024-06-17 09:28:34

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