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A view of part of the town of Shrewsbury: 1090.f.9

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Titles

A view of part of the town of Shrewsbury
Inscription

Maker(s)

Towne, Francis (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Bt. from Miss Judith A. Merivale, 4 Park Town, Oxford, together with nos. 1091-1093 in 1923 for £30

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1923) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 1809

Note

Forms one drawing with 1090.f.8 verso.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Graphite
Ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Sheet Size: Height 154 mm Width 228 mm
Book Size: Height 160 mm Width 236 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Graphite, pen, ink and watercolour on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Shrewsbury from the Bridge over the Severn / Malvern (erased in graphite and "Bath" substituted) hills in the distance
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1090.f.9
Primary reference Number: 13835
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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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