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Flower album: PD.119-1973

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Flower album


Draughtsman: Cockerell, The Hon. Lady




Brown leather bound album containing 50 watercolour drawings. Covers with gold tooling and blind stamping.


History note: Sir Charles Cockerell, Bart.; Gerald Ponsonby; H.R. Broughton, 2nd Lord Fairhaven

Acquisition and important dates

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

School or Style


Components of the work

Leaf Height 446 mm Width 350 mm
Cover Boards Height 460 mm Width 357 mm

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: FLOWERS / III
  • Location: Spine
  • Method of creation: Gold tooling
  • Location: Front coverboard, centre
  • Method of creation: Gold tooling

Inscription present: with achievement of arms

  • Text: SAPERE.ET.FARI / Sir Charles Cockerell Bart.
  • Location: Front coverboard, verso
  • Method of creation: Black printed ink
  • Type: Bookplate

Inscription present: within printed oval border

  • Text: E. LIBRIS / GERALDI PONSONBY, / 1880
  • Location: Front coverboard, verso
  • Method of creation: Black printed ink
  • Type: Bookplate
  • Text: SI JE PUIS / Henry Rogers Broughton
  • Location: Front endpaper, recto
  • Method of creation: Black printed ink
  • Type: Bookplate
  • Text: Miss Cockerell / 99 Drawings
  • Location: Front endpaper, verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.119-1973
Primary reference Number: 80887
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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