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Cypripedium calceolus (Lady's Slipper Orchid): PD.205-1973

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Cypripedium calceolus (Lady's Slipper Orchid)

Maker(s)

Bolton, James (Draughtsman)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Fairhaven, Henry Rogers Broughton

Dating

Production date: AD 1795

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of vellum (skin) Vellum Height 291 mm Width 193 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, attached to an old paper mount

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Bolton Halifax
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Point of the brush
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1795
  • Location: Lower right, following the above
  • Method of creation: Point of the brush
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Cypripedium Calceolus. Linnaes (sic)
  • Location: Mount
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.205-1973
Primary reference Number: 22969
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Saturday 27 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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