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Boats by a harbour wall: PD.307-1995

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Boats by a harbour wall

Maker(s)

Spencer, Hugh (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 423 mm
Width: 354 mm

Relative size of this object

35.4 m42.3 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 1948

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Grey wash and black ink on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Hugh Spencer
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1948
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.307-1995
Primary reference Number: 8309
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 12 March 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Boats by a harbour wall" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8309 Accessed: 2022-08-15 22:45:41

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