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Notebook compiled by William Stukeley

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MS. Don. e. 192
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Mainly drawings, compiled when Stukeley was an undergraduate at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, including:

English topographical views:

  1. (fols. 3-5) views of Crowland Bridge, Lincolnshire Derbyshire caves, Stonehenge, Wiltshire, the Rollright Stones, Oxfordshire
  2. (fols. 45-6v, 74v-75) monument to Richard Tabor alias Talbor in Holy Trinity Church, Corpus Christi College, the River Cam, and Clare Hall and King's College Chapel, all Cambridge
  3. (fols. 54v-55) view of Boston, Lincolnshire, and a view of an avenue in a garden

Other drawings:

  1. (fols. 7-42) views of ancient Roman buildings, in a section of the volume entitled 'Delineation of the reliques and ruines...of Rome...1704...W. Stukeley, CCCC', presumably copied from another source
  2. (fols. 51v-52v) religious pictures
  3. (fols. 59v-61v) ancient coins
  4. (fols. 47-50) section on triangulation, with drawings
  5. (fols. 65v-66v) insects
  6. (fols. 7, 43, 50, 63v, 71) five poems
  7. (fol. 54) ‘The Modern Beau’, a caricature of a fashionable gentleman in a large periwig


  • Creation: 1702-1706


76 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Don. e. 192

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10619


Notebook compiled by William Stukeley

Biographical / Historical

William Stukeley (1687-1765), antiquary - see Dictionary of National Biography.

Custodial History

Richard Stukeley Fleming, Stukeley's grandson, received the manuscript in 1773 (fol. 1), and noted that the drawings were by his grandfather (fol. 6).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from F. P. Sellick, and given by Bodley's American Friends and Bodley's Canadian Friends, 1996.

Related Materials

The Stukeley papers in the Bodleian are described in M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-medieval Western Manuscripts, vol. 1, nos. 42243-392.

Physical Facet

Binding: dark brown calf, gilt rules, detached from text block

Notebook compiled by William Stukeley
EAD version 2018
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom