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Chepstow Castle: 629

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Chepstow Castle

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Sandby, Paul

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Measurements and weight

Height: 667 mm
Width: 952 mm

Relative size of this object

95.2 m66.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1910) by Sandby, W. A.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: P. Sandby
  • Location: Lower left margin
  • Method of creation: Scratching into colour
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Chepstow / Castle
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Scratching into colour

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 629
Primary reference Number: 13479
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 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 (2023) "Chepstow Castle" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/13479 Accessed: 2023-02-01 09:06:10

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