Sketches of early 19th-century Oxford Characters collected by W.F. Thurland
'Sketches chiefly of Oxford', 2 volumes of drawings, prints etc. mostly depicting Oxford characters of the early 19th century, collected by W.F. Thurland. According to the notes on the covers by W.P. Ellis, the drawings were executed, and some of them engraved, by W. and I. Matthews, father and son. Both volumes are indexed.
- early 19th cent.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 211].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 211-12
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13387
Biographical / Historical
William Francis Thurland was assistant to Bodley's Librarian from 1868 to at least 1889.
Other Finding Aids
P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library in 1917.
- Sketches of early 19th-century Oxford Characters collected by W.F. Thurland
- Susan Thomas
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