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Engravings, n.d. (c.1837?)

MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 74
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Loose papers, n.d. (c.1837?), comprising engravings of various Egyptological subjects [mainly prepared and used as illustrations for Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, but some used to illustrate other works], with:

  1. (fols. 1, 37, 98, 118, 127, 169-70, 240-1, 286, 331, 357, 394) original wrappers with annotations by Wilkinson about their contents
  2. (fols. 361, 389-93) water-colour of the Little Oasis [el-Dakhla Oasis], and engravings including site plans of Bubastis [Tell Basta], Sas [Sa el-Hagar] and Heliopolis [Tell Hisn] [used as illustrations for George Rawlinson's annotated translation of Herodotus, Histories (London, 1858-60), vol. 2, pp. 9, 48, 219, 259 and 274].


  • Creation: n.d. (c.1837?)


394 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 74

Former references:

'Rest of Cuts of Anc Egns not wanted' (W); F 15 (interim).

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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