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"I ain't insultin' yer.....": 1212

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"I ain't insultin' yer....."


Draughtsman: Belcher, George Frederick Arthur




History note: Leicester Galleries, 1909, from whom bought fro £8.8.0 by J.R. Holliday, May 1909

Measurements and weight

Height: 362 mm
Width: 275 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured chalks
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of cream card

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black and coloured chalk, and wash on cream card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: George Belcher
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: I ain't insultin' yer I tell yer I'm just callin' yer A liar / and yer are one. (friendly relations resumed)
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1212
Primary reference Number: 8812
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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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