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Sketchbook: PD.10-1980

Object information




Bicknell, Clarence (Draughtsman)


Vellum bound sketchbook with brown leather cover details and closure straps. Contains 76 leaves. Front cover has a vertical rectangular box containing an acorn and oak leaf design in red and green inks, with the initials 'M.B.' (Margaret Berry).

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1980) by Bicknell, Peter


Production date: CE 1911

School or Style


Components of the work

Support: composed of paper Leaf: Height 325 mm Width 230 mm
Cover Board: Height 331 mm Width 241 mm

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: within drawn rectangular green ink box, also containing acorn and oak leaf design

  • Text: M / B
  • Location: Outside front cover
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: LEGATORIO DI LIBRI / E. LORANZINI / [?] C[?] 29 - S
  • Location: Inside front cover
  • Method of creation: Black ink
  • Stamp

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.10-1980
Primary reference Number: 43655
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 17 June 2021 Last processed: Friday 18 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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