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Beeston Abbey, Norfolk: 746

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Beeston Abbey, Norfolk


Geldart, Joseph




History note: Collection of Thomas Woolner, R.A.; sold, Sotheby's, December 20, 1912, (lot 99)

Measurements and weight

Height: 455 mm
Width: 294 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1912) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Previously attributed to J. S. Cotman, the re-attribution was made by Mr Percy Moore Turner, July 1927

School or Style


Materials used in production

White chalk
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Black and white chalk on paper

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 746
Primary reference Number: 187794
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 19 July 2012 Updated: Friday 20 July 2012 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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