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

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

Coat-of-arms of the Rev. Thomas Whitehurst

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

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

Notes

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

Relative size of this object

58.4 cm49.5 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Production date: AD 1699

Note

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

Components of the work

Design composed of paper

Materials used in production

Gilt

Techniques used in production

Gilding

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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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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