A Marionette Show

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 207827

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1850
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 679 x 832 mm (26 ¾ x 32 ¾ in)
Place of origin England
Collection Wimpole, Cambridgeshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, East of England, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Marionette Show, British (English) School, circa 1850. A booth set up in an unidentified market square, dominated by a tower and steeple of a country church.


Bought by Captian Bambridge from Walker's Galleries, 27 May 1941 for £21; bequeathed by Elsie Kipling, Mrs George Bambridge (1896 - 1976), daughter of Rudyard Kipling, to the National Trust together with Wimpole Hall, all its contents and an estate of 3,000 acres

Credit line

Wimpole Hall, The Bambridge Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Materials Canvas (10115)
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Periods 19th century (173920)
Maker British (English) School (3778)
Subjects Scenes of leisure (114)
Object Type Oil painting (14417)

Record Status


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