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Dark Trees by a Pool: PD.7-1962

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Dark Trees by a Pool


Palmer, Samuel (Draughtsman)


History note: A.H. Palmer (?), by whom given to C. Martin Hardie, C.B.E.; Mrs Madeline Hardie, his widow, from whom purchased by Paul Mellon

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Given in memory of Martin Hardie, 1961

Measurements and weight

Height: 105 mm
Width: 67 mm

Relative size of this object

6.7 m10.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1962) by Mellon, Paul, Mr and Mrs


Circa 1826 - 1827 1827

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Materials used in production

Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of card ( stuck down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and sepia ink, sepia wash on card, stuck down

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1962
Primary reference Number: 12199
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 29 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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