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Botanical Drawings: PD.113-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Botanical Drawings


Draughtsman: Ehret, Georg Dionysius
Draughtsman: Unknown




Album containing 22 watercolour drawings on vellum by G.D. Ehret, and unsigned, by a different hand, on paper. Album bound in red morocco tooled in gilt, with grey pages to which the drawings on vellum have been stuck. The Ehret drawings are numbered in ink, top right

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mary Ann Barlow / 22 pieces in / this book
  • Location: First page, upper right
  • Method of creation: Ink

Inscription present: the drawing is missing

  • Text: Some person has been very unkind / in taking out the Gerinanum [sic.] from this leaf
  • Location: Page 18
  • Method of creation: Ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.113-1973
Primary reference Number: 31541
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 2 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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