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Seven watercolours of the Weston Library refurbishment project, by artist-in-residence Weimin He

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MS. 12306

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Watercolours by Weimin He, all signed and dated by the artist.

  1. Side view of the Weston roof - with red crane, 1 Feb. 2013
  2. Weston roof construction site, 30 May 2013
  3. View from the Weston roof of the Clarendong Building, Tower of Five Orders and Radcliffe Camera, 14 Jun. 2013
  4. Parks Road view of the Weston Library site with purple flowers, 27 Jun. 2013
  5. Building the facade wall of the Weston Library with distant view of the Sheldonian Theatre, 1 Aug. 2013
  6. Weston Library with black columns, 23 Aug. 2013
  7. Roof of the Weston Library site with asphalt tank and smoke, 28 Sep. 2013


  • Creation: 1 Jan. 2013 - 28 Sep 2018


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Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. 12306

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12306


A set of seven watercolours recording the Weston Library refurbishment project, by artist-in-residence Weimin He.

Biographical / Historical

The New Library of the Bodleian Libraries underwent a significant redevelopment between 2011 and 2014. Following the refurbishnment, the building was renamed the Weston Library in honour of the Garfield Weston Foundation who provided £25 million for the project. Weinmin He, the Univeristy of Oxford's artist-in-residence was asked to document the work and the result were seven watercolour paintings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Weimin He, December 2016.

Catalogue of a set of watercolours painted by Weimin He during the reconstruction of the Weston Library
Finding aid prepared by Margaret Czepiel
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom