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Skiddaw and Saddleback, Cumberland: 2536

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Skiddaw and Saddleback, Cumberland


Draughtsman: Unknown



Legal notes

In memory of her husband.

Measurements and weight

Height: 210 mm
Width: 399 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-11-23) by Nicholson, Lothian, Mrs


Given, and formerly catalogued as by Thomas Girtin. See note by T. Girtin in filing box, 6 June 1951.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper with some scratching out, laid down

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2536
Primary reference Number: 8078
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 21 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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