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Collection of drawings, mainly topographical

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MS. Top. gen. c. 78

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Collection of drawings, mainly topographical, including:
  1. (fols. 2-16) sketches of antiquities, animals and buildings by J. W. Archer;
  2. (fol. 21) plan by Philip Hardwick for alterations to the Bishop's Palace, Hereford;
  3. (fol. 30) design by Thomas Rickman for a reading desk at Wednesbury church, Staffs.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

32 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. c. 78, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. gen. c. 78

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10674

Overview

Collection of drawings, mainly topographical, 19th century.

Biographical / Historical

John Wykenham Archer(1806–1864) was an English printmaker and watercolour painter.

Philip Hardwick (1792–1870) was an English architect.

Thomas Rickman(1776–1841) was an English architect.

Custodial History

Bookplate of William Twopeny.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Blackwell's, 1966.

Physical Facet

Half brown morocco, gilt
Title
Collection of drawings, mainly topographical
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom