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Girl in a crinoline, standing in profile to right: PD.44-1991

Object information

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Girl in a crinoline, standing in profile to right


Draughtsman: Shannon, Charles Haslewood



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991.

Measurements and weight

Height: 235 mm
Width: 196 mm

Relative size of this object

19.6 m23.5 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: ? AD 1889

School or Style


Materials used in production

Silver points

Components of the work

Support composed of prepared paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Silverpoint on prepared paper, laid down to card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: CHS
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Silverpoint
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: ?89
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Silverpoint
  • Type: Date

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.44-1991
Primary reference Number: 13568
Temporary Reitlinger Number: R.D.154
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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