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A scrapbook of light and amusing pieces: (' Pic Nic. Vol. 1 ... '), written in about 1810-1840, partly by miss Pigott

MS. Pigott c. 2
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Includes caricatures, cuttings, verses, sketches, letters and valentines, illustrating English life in about 1810-40. Among the manuscript pieces are:

  1. (fol. 21) A Prologue for some private theatricals at Langford hall by Richard Whitworth
  2. (fol. 96) A copy of the poem 'There's na luck about the house'
  3. (fol. 104) An incident in Exeter cathedral, Nov. 5, 1779.


  • Creation: written in about 1810-1840, partly by miss Pigott


137 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Pigott c. 2

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 23474

Physical Facet

On paper


13 × 10 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom