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The Market-Place, Cambridge, 1935: 2330

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The Market-Place, Cambridge, 1935


Rushbury, Henry (Draughtsman)


History note: Sold, Christies July 11th 1938 (lot 95), to E. Evelyn Barron

Measurements and weight

Height: 280 mm
Width: 345 mm

Relative size of this object

34.5 m28 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Cambs.) ⪼ Cambridgeshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938-07-20) by Barron, E. Evelyn


Production date: AD/CE 1935

School or Style


Materials used in production

Coloured wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Sheet Size: Height 315 mm Width 345 mm

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk, graphite and coloured washes on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Henry Rushbury
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Signature
  • Text: Cambridge 1935
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2330
Primary reference Number: 13444
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Audit data

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

Associated departments & institutions

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

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