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Newcastle-on-Tyne: 1688

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Object information

Titles

Newcastle-on-Tyne

Maker(s)

Girtin, Thomas (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Sir J.C. Robinson; his sale, Sotheby's, 24 Feb. 1914, part of lot 70; bt. Messrs. Ernest Brown and Phillips ; Dr Guillemard

Measurements and weight

Height: 86 mm
Width: 158 mm

Relative size of this object

15.8 m8.6 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Guillemard, Francis Henry Hill

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1796 : dated by Girtin and Loshak

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1688
Primary reference Number: 10764
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 21 October 2021 Last processed: Thursday 21 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/10764 Accessed: 2021-11-27 15:23:53

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