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Billet de Naissance: P.12-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Billet de Naissance


Printmaker: Bonnard, Pierre



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Warren Pollock, 1986, received 1992

Measurements and weight

Height: 158 mm
Width: 119 mm

Relative size of this object

11.9 m15.8 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by Pollock, Warren


Production date: AD 1899


Probably 200 impressions only

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Red ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Monsieur / et Madame / André Mellerio / vous annoncent / qu'il leur est né / une fille / Marie Louise / 11 bis rue Portalis
  • Location: Centre and lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: PB
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12-1992
Primary reference Number: 894
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 2 March 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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