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Coat-of-arms of the Rev. Thomas Whitehurst: M.1-1834

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Coat-of-arms of the Rev. Thomas Whitehurst


Production: Unknown




Picture worked in rolled paper (red, blue and white with gilt edges), in the centre of which are the arms of the Rev. Thomas Whitehurst surrounded with foliage and flowers on a light blue grosgrain background. Below are the initials TW and the date 1699. The background was likely added in the early 19th century, and the picture was framed in 1832


History note: Miss Sarah Hitchin Whitehurst (d. 1837)

Legal notes

Gift of Miss Whitehurst, 1834.

Measurements and weight

Height: 49.5 cm
Width: 58.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1834-05-07) by Whitehurst, Miss


17th Century, Late
Production date: AD 1699


Light blue grosgrain background probably added in the early 19th century. Framed in 1832.

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Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TW
  • Location: On front below arms
  • Type: Initials
  • Text: 1699
  • Location: On front below arms
  • Type: Date

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.1-1834
Primary reference Number: 77197
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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