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Original Portraits: 2315

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Titles

Original Portraits

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Downman, John

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Description

Brown cover boards. Album contains 30 drawings. There are 64 sheets, including two endpapers, and 29 thin paper protection sheets.

Legal notes

Bequeathed August 1937.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1938) by Cunliffe, Leonard Daneham

School or Style

British

Components of the work

Sheet Size Height 364 mm Width 296 mm
Coverboard Size Height 377 mm Width 307 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ORIGINAL PORTRAITS
  • Location: Outside front cover, centre
  • Method of creation: Embossed gold

Inscription present: underlined

  • Text: Lord Houghton.
  • Location: Inside front cover, upper left
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: Thymolized 31/10/52
  • Location: Inside front cover, upper centre
  • Method of creation: Ink
  • Text: 30 / ORIGINAL PORTRAITS / of / Distinguished Persons / Painted and Drawn in the last half Century / to 1820 by / Jn Downman / a Member of the Royal Academy. / Many highly finished and correct Studies, / others slight in first Sittings_and and Index. Dates, Notes, Costume. / The first Series of eight Volumes / Vol. 3d.
  • Location: F.1 recto
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Text: Index to Vol. 3. / No. / 1 The Lady of Henry Bunbury Esqr 1779 Origl. / 2. Lord Carysfort 1779. Origl. / 3. Miss Elizh Duntze. 1780. Do. / 4. Lucious Concannon an Officer. 1779. Do. / 5. The Countess Tyrconnel. 1792. Origl. Study / 6. Lady Tyrconnel again. 1792. Do. / 7. Mrs Hugh Hoare 1789. Original / 8. Capn. Mitchell. 1780. Do. / 9. Miss Catherine Bull. 1790 Do. / 10. Mr Keebal. 1798. Do. / 11. Mrs. Hill. 1789. Do. / 12. Lady Middleton. 1783. Do / 13. Miss Smith. 1780. Do / 14. Countess of Cadogan. 1784. Origl Study / 15. Capn. Churchill. 1786. Do / 16. Mrs Thornhill. 1786. Do. / 17. The Eye of Mrs Thornhill / 18. Lord Templetown. 1793. first Sitting. / 19. Lady Mulgrave. 1796. Do. / 20. Lady Mulgrave again. 1796. Original / 21. Lord Mexborough. 1783: Do / 22. Lady Augusta Murray. 1782. first Sitting / 23. Capn Cole. 1790 . Duplicate / 24. The Lady of Montague Burgoyne. 1783. Origl. Study / 25. Mr Robert Hall. 1802. Origl. / 26. The Wife of Merchant Bailey. 1781. Do / 27. Mr Crossby. 1785. first Sitting / 28. Mrs Swinten. 1784 Origl. Study. / 29. quick the Actor. first Sitting. 1787. / 30. Edwin the Actor. 1784. Do.
  • Location: F.2 recto
  • Method of creation: Black ink

Identification numbers

Accession number: 2315
Primary reference Number: 33065
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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