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Wildman - Zamoyski, 1786-1802, early 19th century, n.d.

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MS. Beckford c. 37

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Includes (fols. 1-39) letters to and from Henry, James and Thomas Wildman, 1786-1802

Also includes (fols. 69-99) receipts for and lists of objets d'art, including:
  1. (fols. 69-71) priced lists of lacquer or 'Japan' items bought at the sale of the Duc de Bouillon, 1801 - printed, with reproductions of fols. 69v and 70r, in F.J.B. Watson; 'Beckford, Mme de Pompadour, the Duc de Bouillon and the taste for Japanese lacquer in eighteenth century France', Gazette des Beaux-Arts (1963), pp. 101-27
  2. (fols. 73-83, 89-90) priced lists in Franchi's hand, 1813-18, n.d.
  3. (fols. 92-9) lists in Franchi's hand of the contents of boxes of antiques, with some drawings by (fols. 80-3) Franchi and (fol. 99) Beckford
  4. (fols 100-1) a list of 'portraits in the windows of the brown parlour Fonthill Abbey', n.d.
  5. (fols. 102-11) a few miscellaneous letters, not apparently connected with Beckford, early 19th cent.

Dates

  • 1786-1802, early 19th century, n.d.

Extent

111 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Beckford c. 37

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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