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A Varsity Trick; smuggling in: PD.52-1958

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Titles

A Varsity Trick; smuggling in

Maker(s)

Rowlandson, Thomas (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: From the collection of Gilbert Davis, (1899- ) (Lugt 757a); Sale, Sotheby's, 19 March 1958, lot 92; bt. by Agnew for £ ; purchased from them (reproduced, frontispiece in Sale Catalogue)

Legal notes

Bought from R.H. Biffen Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 284 mm
Width: 202 mm

Relative size of this object

20.2 m28.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1958-04) by Thomas Agnew and Sons Ltd

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: PD.52-1958
Primary reference Number: 13418
Lugt: 757a
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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