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Parham's Mill, Gillingham, Dorset: 2291

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Parham's Mill, Gillingham, Dorset


Constable, John (Painter)


History note: Archdeacon John Fisher (d. 1832), father of the Rev. Osmond Fisher, who bought it from the painter

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Rev. Osmond Fisher, 1914, with a life-interest to his son, the Rev. O.P. Fisher. Received 1937.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1914) by Fisher, Osmond, Rev.


Production date: AD/CE 1824

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 7.4 cm Height 37.4 cm Width 42.5 cm
Painted Surface: Height 24.8 cm Width 30.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Fisher / 1824
  • Location: On verso of original canvas
  • Text: J.Constable R.A. / fecit property of his son Osmond Fisher
  • Location: On verso of original canvas
  • Text: London June 7th 1824/John Constable fecit
  • Location: On the old (original) stretcher

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2291
Primary reference Number: 817
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 November 2021 Last processed: Friday 19 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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