Skip to main content

Dr Francis Barnes 1745-1838: 621*

Object information


Dr Francis Barnes 1745-1838


Mason, W. (Draughtsman)


History note: W. Lort Mansell, Master of Trinity and Bishop of Bristol; James Porter, D.D., from whom bought by J.W. Clark 1900

Measurements and weight

Height: 100 mm
Width: 79 mm

Relative size of this object

7.9 m10 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1901) by Clark, J. W.


Production date: AD/CE 1818

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black chalk

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and black chalk on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ?1818
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Date
  • Text: W...
  • Location: Lower right, below the above
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 621*
Primary reference Number: 18265
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Drawing" Web page available at: Accessed: 2021-12-05 14:02:18

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=|title=Drawing|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-12-05 14:02:18|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...

University of Cambridge Museums logo
Arts Council England Logo
Research England logo
The Technology Partnership logo
Brewin Dolphin Logo