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FDA-A.354:16-2013

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Object number

FDA-A.354:16-2013

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Identification

Title

Cast of Part of the West Frieze of the Parthenon

Description

Plaster cast from Elgin Marbles

Comments

This is one of two casts, taken from the Elgin marbles, which are located in an exterior location.

'...Go under the archway on your left, observing the plaster casts, set up by Mr. H. Macnaghten, with the notice "Please protect these," and you will reach the house known as Jordley's (or better, Jourdelay's).'
[An Illustrated Guide to Eton College / Eton Guide, R. A. Austen-Leigh, 1930, p.22]

Description

Dimensions

height (actual size): 1200mm
width (actual size): 1425mm

Material

plaster

Materials & techniques note

Cast from Elgin marbles, full panel

Production

Person

Date

19th century

History and association

Object history note

Provenance: Possibly presented to Eton College by Hugh Macnaghten
image FDA-A.354_16-2013
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