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The Wreck of the Houghton Hall pictures: 945

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Current Location: In storage


The Wreck of the Houghton Hall pictures


Cotman, John Sell (Draughtsman)
Cotman, Miles Edmund (Draughtsman)


History note: Artist's Sale, 17/18 May 1843, Christie's, £4.15.0.

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Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1919-03) by Prior, Joseph

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Support composed of paper

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Watercolour : Watercolour on paper

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Accession number: 945
Primary reference Number: 14800
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 26 March 2021

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

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