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Halimium formosum (Rock Rose): PD.108-1973.26

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Halimium formosum (Rock Rose)


Burgoyne, Elizabeth (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.


Production date: AD 1787

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) Height 300 mm Width 235 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour with traces of graphite on vellum, attached to album leaf

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cistus Formosa
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Title
  • Text: E. B.
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: 1787
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.108-1973.26
Primary reference Number: 79554
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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

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