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The Sedan Chair: P.2097-R.1

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Sedan Chair
Etchings by D. Wilkie, R.A.


Printmaker: Wilkie, David




History note: Given to Eric Maclagan's grandfather, Dr. Maclagan, who was President of the College of Physicians and of the College of Surgeons at Edinburgh and a friend of Wilkie's, by Miss Wilkie (the artist's sister).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1925-03) by Maclagan, Eric


Production date: AD 1824


From the series Etchings by D. Wilkie, R.A., London, 1824

Sixth state

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé
Plate Height 121 mm Width 83 mm

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2097-R.1
Primary reference Number: 10424
Laing: 4
Dodgson (Wilkie/Geddes): 8 VI
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 8 November 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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