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Nithsdale: P.382-1949

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Printmaker: Short, Frank, Sir



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1949-10) by Dodgson, Campbell


Production date: AD 1891


Mezzotint state, trial proof

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 217 mm Width 330 mm
Sheet Height 296 mm Width 452 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: letter S on shield

  • Text: S
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Frank Short
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Trial Proof (6 in this state), printed April 1909.
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.382-1949
Primary reference Number: 9387
Strange: 154 II
Hardie (Short): 110
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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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