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Cypripedium calceolus: PD.128-1973.f.14

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Cypripedium calceolus


Draughtsman: Unknown



Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Materials used in production

Gum arabic

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Leaf Height 481 mm Width 300 mm

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cypripedium Calceolus / Ladies = Slipper
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Diandria Monogynia
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.128-1973.f.14
Primary reference Number: 80463
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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