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Purple spiked willow herb: PD.128-1973.f.11

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Purple spiked willow herb

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Townsend, Amelia

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1727

School or Style

unknown

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour
Graphite
Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Leaf Height 482 mm Width 303 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour, watercolour with gum Arabic over graphite outlines on paper, cut from album

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: purple spiked willow herb drawn from nature by Amelia Townsend 1727
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.128-1973.f.11
Primary reference Number: 80460
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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