Photograph albums of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland and Sarah Angelina Acland
The albums contains photographs of family members, friends and acquaintances, holidays in England, travel abroad and ships, especially Royal Naval vessels.
1.2 Linear metres (9 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Photogr. b. 34, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Photogr. b. 34-7, c. 175-8
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12681
Four photograph albums of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland, 1840s-1890s and four photograph albums of his daughter, Sarah Angelina Acland, late 19th cent.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Henry Wentworth Acland (1815-1900) was the Regius Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford, 1858-1894. He was instrumental in the decision to build the University Museum, believing that it was a necessary aid for the study of science. His daughter, Sarah Angelina (Angie) Acland (1849-1930) was a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and also of the Royal Society of Arts.
Each volume is inscribed, 'Given to H.C. Harley by Sir William Acland Bart. Nov. 1964'.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Mollie Tabor, through Dr Harley, 1983.
- Catalogue of photograph albums of Sir Henry Wentworth Acland and Sarah Angelina Acland, 1840s-1890s
- Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
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