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Coloured drawings, sketches and engravings of all kinds (some caricatures), made by or for miss Pigott, written chiefly in 1816-1821

MS. Pigott b. 2
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

'Esquisses faits d'après nature et d'après d'anciens tableaux, pendant un voyage dans les Paysbas, l'Allemagne, la Suisse [et l'Italie], depuis l'année 1816 jusques en 1821 ... contenant les Portrait[s] des étrangers dont la société et l'amitie ont contribué à mon bonheur ...'. Intended to furnish illustrations of persons, places and costumes for miss Pigott's Records of Real Life. Among the pieces are:

  1. (fol. 34) Three views of Peter the Great's cottage at Zaandam in Holland
  2. (fol. 72) Swiss views
  3. (fol. 88) Copy by miss Pigott of a drawing of Voltaire by Thomas Orde lord Bolton
  4. (fol. 92) 'Tableau des 9 Cantons et des 175 Triages de la Forêt du Roi à Fontainbleau.'


  • Creation: written chiefly in 1816-1821


146 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • French


MS. Pigott b. 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 23478

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 18 1/4 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom