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Tilbury Ferry: 1557

Object information

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Tilbury Ferry


Draughtsman: Duncan, Edward




History note: Sold Posthumously at Christie's; 1883 or 1885; J.R. Holliday

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1927

Measurements and weight

Height: 157 mm
Width: 479 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1931) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1844

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite and watercolour on paper, laid down

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: E. Duncan
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Tilbury Ferry / near Gravesend / 1844
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1557
Primary reference Number: 10413
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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