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Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax: P.1956-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax
Kitcat club


Printmaker: Faber, John II
Painter: Kneller, Godfrey, baronet (After)



Legal notes

Bequest of Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


18th century
Production date: AD 1732


Trimmed within platemark; margin removed.

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper ( on inlay)
Plate Height 318 mm Width 245 mm
Sheet Height 318 mm Width 245 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: No 673
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Charles Montague / Earl of Hallafax [sic]
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1956-1991
Primary reference Number: 94681
Chaloner Smith: 208 - 19
O'Donoghue: 3
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 26 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 26 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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