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French fishing boat: PD.118-1995

Object information

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French fishing boat


Draughtsman: Duncan, Edward




History note: Abbott and Holder, April 1992 (22175?)

Measurements and weight

Height: 18 mm
Width: 130 mm

Relative size of this object

13 m1.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1995) by Shadrake, Anthony Michael

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Brown wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Brown ink with some brown wash and graphite on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: French fishing boats
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: in a circle

  • Text: B
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Stamp, red

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.118-1995
Primary reference Number: 8168
Stable URI

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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "French fishing boat" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-01-29 17:00:54

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