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Sweet Scabious: PD.115-1973.33

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sweet Scabious
Slight sketch, top and sketch of a bird of pray, bottom, visible through paper


Draughtsman: Robins, Thomas I



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1973) by Broughton, Henry Rogers, Major the Hon.

School or Style


Materials used in production

White bodycolour

Components of the work

Support composed of laid paper Height 256 mm Width 181 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Recto: graphite with watercolour and bodycolour including white, on laid paper, laid down on album leaf, surrounded by rectangular wash borders verso: graphite

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Sweet Scabious
  • Location: Lower right of centre, along stem
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: 3/
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.115-1973.33
Primary reference Number: 79988
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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