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Correspondence and papers of Giles Barber relating to research for The James A. De Rothschild Bequest at Waddesdon Manor. Printed Books and Bookbindings (Aylesbury: The Rothschild Foundation, 2013), 1993-2005 and n.d. [c.1999-2001]

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MS. 9101/22

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Comprises:
  1. 'Bibermühle / Tenschert', draft letter from Barber to Heribert Tenschert, Director of Antiquariat Bibermühle AG, book and manuscript dealer, and other papers relating to comparison of books and bindings in Tenschert's possession with those at Waddesdon Manor, 1993-1999 and n.d. [c.1999]
  2. 'Wormsley', correspondence and papers mainly relating to comparison of items in the Getty collection of books and manuscripts at Wormsley [Park, Buckinghamshire], with those at Waddesdon Manor, including notes apparently made during a visit to Wormsley Park by Barber in Sep 1999, 1999 and n.d. [c.1999]
  3. correspondence and papers relating to the construction and decoration of 'porte-feuilles' or portfolios, mainly during the 18th century and with reference to examples at Waddesdon Manor, 2001 and n.d. [c.2001]
  4. 'Wad[desdon] Pompadour', correspondence and papers relating to an article, 'Madame de Pompadour at Waddesdon Manor' by Rachel Akpabio, Curator, Waddesdon Manor, to be published in Apollo [international arts magazine], 2002
  5. Point de Vue magazine, 20 Sep 2005, containing an article, 'Lord Rothschild: 'Ma passion est une histoire de famille'', relating to an international exhibition of works of art [from the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden], 'Princely Splendor: [The Dresden Court, 1580-1620]', which Lord Rothschild had arranged to be shown at Somerset House, London, 2005

Dates

  • 1993-2005 and n.d. [c.1999-2001]

Extent

1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 9101/22

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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