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Washerwomen

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1924,1202.1

  • Title (object)

    • Washerwomen
  • Description

    Women washing clothes, kneeling at the edge of a large rectangular well with a tiled canopy running around the edges on three sides resting on wooden supports, sheets hanging on a line across the far side, with a woman standing to right, carrying a pile in both arms; engraver's proof.
    Etching and aquatint printed in four colours

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1868-1924
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 263 millimetres
    • Width: 353 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed in pencil on the recto 'E.L. Lawrenson' and annotated by him 'no 4 / Washerwomen' and in a larger, bolder hand 'Arlettes well Falaise Suppressed'.
  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Unmounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    1924

  • Acquisition notes

    1924.1202.1 to 12 were all presented by the artist

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1924,1202.1

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