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Albums of the Edgeworth and Fox families

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Three albums, consisting of a commonplace book of Frances Anne Edgeworth, an embroidery pattern book, and an album of sketches and watercolours, with drawings by Mary Anne Fox. The collection also contains loose leaves removed from the volumes.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

0.5 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6068, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 6068-6070, d. 2915

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10405

Overview

Three albums, consisting of a commonplace book of Frances Anne Edgeworth, an embroidery pattern book, and an album of sketches and watercolours, with drawings by Mary Anne Fox.

Biographical / Historical

The Edgeworth and Fox families were linked through the marriage of Sophia Edgeworth and Barry Fox of Annaghmore.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Sotheby's, 18 Dec. 1995, lot 187.

Related Materials

See also the papers of Maria Edgeworth (1768-1849), and the Edgeworth family, 17th - 19th century (MSS. Eng. lett. c. 696-747, d. 529-532; Eng. misc. a. 30, b. 432, c. 894-905, d. 1299-1307, e. 1459-1477, f. 859-862, g. 356; Eng. poet. c. 83, d. 255, e. 187-190; Facs. c. 98-9; Photogr. c. 6, g. 2-4), and the Beddoes and Edgeworth Family Papers (Dep. c. 134-7).
Title
Catalogue of albums of the Edgeworth and Fox families
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom