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Cottages: 3312a

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Draughtsman: Constable, John




History note: Obtained by Theobald from Lucas but not listed in the Theobald sale, 1910; John Charrington

Measurements and weight

Height: 90 mm
Width: 157 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1917) by Charrington, John


Circa 1833 - Circa 1836

School or Style


Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brush in sepia ink on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: (?) C.G. in the / (?)
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 23.2.3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Brown ink

Inscription present: paper stamp (?)

  • Location: Top left hand corner
  • Method of creation: Stamp

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3312a
Primary reference Number: 14971
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 1 November 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 1 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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