Two treatises on colouring, 18th century
Two treatises on colouring:
- (pp. 1-8) 'Theory of colouring' by William Mason;
- (pp. 11-21) 'Directions by Mr. Rathbone';
- (p. 23) water-colour drawings, 18th century.
A note inside the upper cover, by George Harcourt, 2nd Earl Harcourt, certifies that the first treatise is in Mason's hand.
- Creation: 18th century
Language of Materials
MS. Johnson e. 8
Formerly John Johnson MS. 20.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, no. 47720.