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Parian bust of Purity, Copeland

Image attached to C.954-2016

An image of Bust. Purity. Copeland, England, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent. Noble, Matthew, sculptor (British, 1818-1876). Crystal Palace Art Union, distributor, England. Inscription: Maker's name; reverse of bust; marked; CERAMIC AND CRYSTAL PALACE ART UNION PUB. NOVEMBER 1869 COPYRIGHT RESERVED COPELAND L M. NOBLE SC. Parian (porcelain), slip-cast, height, 32.4 cm, length, 18.8 cm, width, 17.5 cm, length, base, 9.8 cm, 1869. Acquisition Credit: Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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Bust. Purity. Copeland, England, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent. Noble, Matthew, sculptor (British, 1818-1876). Crystal Palace Art Union, distributor, England. Inscription: Maker's name; reverse of bust; marked; CERAMIC AND CRYSTAL PALACE ART UNION PUB. NOVEMBER 1869 COPYRIGHT RESERVED COPELAND L M. NOBLE SC. Parian (porcelain), slip-cast, height, 32.4 cm, length, 18.8 cm, width, 17.5 cm, length, base, 9.8 cm, 1869. Acquisition Credit: Accepted by H. M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax from the estate of G. D. V. Glynn, and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum.

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  • Accession Number: C.954-2016
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Sam Cole
  • Image height: 1365 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 69.17kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2017:09:19 09:48:58

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