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Man sitting with his 'missus' in the kitchen: PD.65-2003

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Man sitting with his 'missus' in the kitchen


Belcher, George Frederick Arthur




History note: Abbott and Holder, Barnes, London. Catalogue list no 107, May 1968 (6), from whom bought, May 1968

Measurements and weight

Height: 385 mm
Width: 314 mm

Relative size of this object

31.4 m38.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2003) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Materials used in production

Black chalk

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: George Belcher
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Gentleman who has invested in / a barrel of beer. Its fine to think we're saving a penny on every / pint draw Another jug full missus
  • Location: Below drawing
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.65-2003
Primary reference Number: 98093
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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