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Spithead and Portsmouth from Byde, 1848: PD.191-1995

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Spithead and Portsmouth from Byde, 1848

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Inglis, Jane Anne

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Abbott and Holder, April 1983 (92026?)

Measurements and weight

Height: 187 mm
Width: 139 mm

Relative size of this object

13.9 m18.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1848

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
White chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper and white chalk

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Spithead and Portsmouth / from Byde with / HMS St. Vincent and Powerful / at anchor on / The Birthday
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: I.A.L. / Spithead & Portsmouth from Byde / H.M.S St. Vincent & Powerful at anchor / May 24. 1848
  • Location: Old back board
  • Method of creation: Pen (handwritten)
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.191-1995
Primary reference Number: 8214
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 April 2021 Last processed: Friday 9 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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