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The Mill on the Thames at Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, 1860: PD.52-1971

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Titles

The Mill on the Thames at Mapledurham, Oxfordshire, 1860

Maker(s)

Boyce, George Price (Draughtsman)

Legal notes

From the Fairhaven Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 273 mm
Width: 568 mm

Relative size of this object

56.8 m27.3 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1971) by Frank, Mrs

Dating

Production date: AD 1860-07

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G.P. Boyce
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: July 1860
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Mill at Mapledurham Oxfordshire / Boyce - July 1860 - forenoon
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: (gives the same information as above)
  • Location: Original backboard (?) (removed)
  • Method of creation: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.52-1971
Primary reference Number: 8998
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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