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Sketches of early 19th-century Oxford Characters collected by W.F. Thurland

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'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.

Dates

  • early 19th cent.

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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.
Title
Sketches of early 19th-century Oxford Characters collected by W.F. Thurland
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom