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North-West door, Conway Castle: 1320

Object information

Current Location: In storage


North-West door, Conway Castle
Sketch of tree (opposite way up)


Draughtsman: Cox, David, the elder



Measurements and weight

Height: 176 mm
Width: 202 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927-08) by Holliday, J. R.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Grey wash
Black wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Graphite with black and grey washes, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D.C.
  • Location: On stones of doorway, to right of door
  • Method of creation: Grey watercolour
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1823
  • Location: On stones of doorway, to right of door, below the signature
  • Method of creation: Grey watercolour
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Door in Conway / N.W.
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1320
Primary reference Number: 9980
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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