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Helen & Cassandra: P.1996-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Helen & Cassandra


Draughtsman: Sandys, Frederick
Printmaker: Swain, Joseph



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917-05) by Murray, Charles Fairfax


Production date: circa AD 1866


Proof before final state

Published in "Once a Week", 1866

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 176 mm Width 124 mm

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SWAIN. Sc.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1996-R
Primary reference Number: 9170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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