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Parham's Mill, Gillingham, Dorset: 2291

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Current Location: In storage


Parham's Mill, Gillingham, Dorset


Painter: Constable, John




History note: Archdeacon John Fisher (d. 1832), father of the Rev. Osmond Fisher, who bought it from the painter

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Rev. Osmond Fisher, 1914, with a life-interest to his son, the Rev. O.P. Fisher. Received 1937.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1914) by Fisher, Osmond, Rev.


Production date: AD 1824

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 7.4 cm Height 37.4 cm Width 42.5 cm
Painted Surface Height 24.8 cm Width 30.2 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Fisher / 1824
  • Location: On verso of original canvas
  • Text: J.Constable R.A. / fecit property of his son Osmond Fisher
  • Location: On verso of original canvas
  • Text: London June 7th 1824/John Constable fecit
  • Location: On the old (original) stretcher

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2291
Primary reference Number: 817
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 27 June 2023

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

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