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The North-West prospect of the University and Town of Cambridge, 1743: 756(1)

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The North-West prospect of the University and Town of Cambridge, 1743

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Buck, Samuel

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Measurements and weight

Height: 300 mm
Width: 850 mm

Relative size of this object

85 m30 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1914-03) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Note

A drawing for the engraving dated 1743, in 'Buck's Antiquities'

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Grey wash
Graphite
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on board)

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen, ink, graphite, grey wash on paper laid down on board

Identification numbers

Accession number: 756(1)
Primary reference Number: 9122
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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