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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Mrs Elizabeth Leigh


Miniaturist: Cooper, Samuel



History note: C. Sackville Bale; his sale Christie's, 23 May 1881 (1428); C. Fairfax Murray; A.A. de Pass

Legal notes

In memory of his son, Crispin de Pass.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by de Pass, Alfred A.


Production date: AD 1648


Formerly called Lady Margaret Ley or Lady Leigh.

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) ( on card)
Vellum (skin) Height 70 mm Width 55 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour on vellum on card

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: S C
  • Location: Lower centre right
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1648
  • Location: Lower centre right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Gold
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 3787
Primary reference Number: 17658
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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