Skip to main content

Drawings etc., c.1825-37, n.d.

MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 21
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Volume, c.1825-37, containing wash, pencil, and ink drawings and sketches, water-colours, and occasional engravings (a few not by Wilkinson) of ancient Egyptian tomb paintings and objects, and other Egyptological subjects, taken from ancient sites and collections of objects, with:

  1. (fols. 497-9, 500v-508) sketches and water-colours of Chinese bottles, n.d., related letters, 1843, 1855, and notes, n.d.
  2. (fol. 522) pencil sketches of Japanese objects, n.d. [Many of the Egyptological drawings, sketches and water-colours in this volume are the originals for illustrations in Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians.]


  • Creation: c.1825-37, n.d.


537 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 21

Former references:

2, 'Egyptian Sculptures I. G. Wilkinson' (W); II, 9 (GIA); B 9 (interim).

Separated Materials

For loose papers originally in this volume and removed when it was in the custody of the Griffith Institute, see MS. Wilkinson dep. a. 25, fols. 1-113.

Physical Facet

Binding: half red calf, gilt-stamped, marbled paper over boards, detached from binding.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom