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Scrapbook containing photographs and poems by George Ormerod, 1861-1862

MS. 23051 photogr. 46

Notebook with 36 photographs including portraits, rural scenes, and the environs of Chagford and Dartmoor. There are several hand-written poems scattered throughout the album. Signed 'A Present from G.W.O. to J.S.H., likely George W. Ormerod to James A. Hunt.


  • Creation: 1861-1862


1 item

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 23051 photogr. 46

Former reference:

Wilson Centre Accession Number: 84:1217; Wilson Centre Accession Number 2: TC 210

Biographical / Historical

George W. Ormerod was a lawyer, writer, geologist, and archaeology. He wrote extensively on geology and archaeology.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased at Sotheby's UK, 12/03/1984, lot 232

Physical Facet

Albumen prints from a paper negative

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom