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Portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons

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MS. Eng. a. 2039

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A portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons, 1771-1773, described by him in Memoirs, vol. 1. An engraving of a corn mill is signed J.J. [Jean-Joseph] Bidauld, 1772, and the portfolio also includes designs for a barometer, a clock and a pulley, together with a copy of Christina Colvin's 1999 descriptive notes.

Dates

  • 1771-1773

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. a. 2039].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. a. 2039

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11851

Overview

A portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons, 1771-1773.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744 –1817) was an Anglo-Irish politician, writer and inventor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Christina Colvin, 1999.
Title
A portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman; EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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