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At the National Sporting Club: PD.136-1994

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At the National Sporting Club


Draughtsman: Belcher, George Frederick Arthur




History note: Abbott and Holder, London, from whom acquired by the donor, 1976

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)
Image Size Height 362 mm Width 514 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black crayon, with touches of watercolour on paper laid on card; a border drawn around the image in blue crayon

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: George Belcher
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Black crayon
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: At the National Sporting Club / Optimistic Second: - Keep it up Bill; you're winning / Boxer:- Well if I'm winning Jim, the other bloke must be copping something
  • Location: Verso, old frame
  • Method of creation: Graphite label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.136-1994
Primary reference Number: 8822
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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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