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Lady Anna Horatia Waldegrave: PD.17-1971

Object information

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Lady Anna Horatia Waldegrave


Draughtsman: Downman, John



Measurements and weight

Height: 222 mm
Width: 184 mm

Relative size of this object

18.4 m22.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1971-07) by King, Herbert Ryder


Production date: AD 1780

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk
Red chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and red chalk with stump on paper, laid down (chalk or watercolour applied to verso)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Jo D
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1780
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Lady Anna-Horatia Waldegrave. 1780. Origl. / 3d. Daughter of the Earl
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: MS label

Inscription present: small circular label bearing the Buttery number

  • Text: HAB A/121/B
  • Location: Frame, verso
  • Method of creation: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1971
Primary reference Number: 15386
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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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