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Archive of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott


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Papers of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott, 1768-c.1882. See also the separate catalogue for the papers of the Horsley family, who were related to the Callcotts through the marriage of Sir Augustus' niece, Elizabeth Wall Callcott (1793-1875) to William Horsley (1774-1858).


  • Creation: 1768-c.1882


6.49 Linear metres (59 physical Shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. Eng. a. 2002, fols. 1-2.]

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. a. 2002, b. 2020-2026, c. 2725-2735, d. 2263-2293, e. 2425-32; Photogr. c. 15, fol. 70

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12859


Papers of Sir Augustus Callcott (1779-1844), painter, and Maria, Lady Callcott (1785-1842), author and travel writer.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Augustus Wall Callcott was a painter and landscape artist, Maria, Lady Callcott was a traveller and writer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given with MS. photogr c. 15, fol. 70 by Miss R. Strode, D. S. Whitelegge and the Robinson family, to the Ashmolean Museum, 1980, and transferred to the Library, 1987; and (MSS. Eng. c. 2729, fols. 10-34, 45-55; c. 2731; c. 2735, fols. 1-3; d. 2266; d. 2268-2270; d. 2283-2286; d. 2292-2293; e. 2432) by University College, London, 1989.

Archive of Sir Augustus and Maria, Lady Callcott, 1768-c.1882
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Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom