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Lords Petersham and Weymouth: 2174

Object information

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Lords Petersham and Weymouth


Draughtsman: Rowlandson, Thomas




History note: Ricketts and Shannon Collection

Legal notes

The Ricketts and Shannon Collection. Bequeathed by Charles Shannon, 1937

Measurements and weight

Height: 237 mm
Width: 179 mm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1937) by Shannon, Charles Haslewood

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Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, ink and watercolour over traces of graphite outline on paper
Pen and ink

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the '78' in a circle

  • Text: RD 459 78
  • Location: Verso

Inscription present: in later hand

  • Text: Lord Petersham 1812
  • Location: Mount

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2174
Primary reference Number: 19147
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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