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Folkestone.Ford Road and the Ropewalk: 834

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Folkestone.Ford Road and the Ropewalk


Constable, John (Draughtsman)


History note: No trace in early sales

Measurements and weight

Height: 127 mm
Width: 210 mm

Relative size of this object

21 m12.7 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Tite, Constance


Production date: AD/CE 1833-10 : Watermark: J. WHATM. 1828

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black ink

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and graphite and traces of sepia and black ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: ? later hand

  • Text: no 834
  • Location: Verso, top right

Inscription present: ? later hand

  • Text: Rope Walk
  • Location: Verso, centre left

Inscription present: ? later hand

  • Text: 17
  • Location: Verso, bottom left

Inscription present: ? later hand

  • Text: 19
  • Location: Verso, bottom right

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 834
Primary reference Number: 14968
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 November 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-08 07:54:34

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