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Octagonal pagoda near the confluence of the Tchang-Ho and Cha-Ho rivers, China: 1673

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Octagonal pagoda near the confluence of the Tchang-Ho and Cha-Ho rivers, China

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Allom, Thomas

Entities

Categories

Measurements and weight

Height: 126 mm
Width: 192 mm

Relative size of this object

19.2 m12.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Sepia wash on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 74
  • Location: Upper right and lower left corner

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1673
Primary reference Number: 8472
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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) "Octagonal pagoda near the confluence of the Tchang-Ho and Cha-Ho rivers, China" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/8472 Accessed: 2023-01-26 23:41:00

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