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Mount Merrion: view from the rear of the ash grove (pag. 22): 3933xxvii

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Mount Merrion: view from the rear of the ash grove (pag. 22)


Ashford, William (Draughtsman)

Measurements and weight

Height: 320 mm
Width: 430 mm

Relative size of this object

43 m32 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1816) by Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount


Four drawings added later (laid down on backing sheets between nos 13-14, 15-16, 16-17, 17-18 - these are not numbered)

Part of a portfolio containing 24 views of Lord Fitzwilliam's Mount Merrion Estate, 1806, and two of his house in Richmond; paginated 2-26

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash

Components of the work

Support: composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Grey wash on paper laid down on hollow mounts and bound with backing sheets

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 22
  • Location: Below?
  • Method of creation: Graphite?
  • Text: View from the rear of the ash grove
  • Location: Below
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3933xxvii
Primary reference Number: 8543
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 18 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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