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Architectural Drawings by Edward Augustus Freeman and Thomas Rickman

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Sketches of window tracery made by Edward Augustus Freeman, many of which were used as illustrations in his Essay on the development of window tracery in England, 1851; with a box containing 35 packets of drawings of architectural details by Thomas Rickman.

Dates

  • 18-19th cent.

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. a. 30; b. 140].
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Dep. a. 30; b. 140

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10983, 10984

Biographical / Historical

Edward Augustus Freeman (1823-92) was a historian; Thomas Rickman (1776-1841) was an architect. Further details on both may be found in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Oxford Architectural and Historical Society in 1967.

Related Materials

Unpublished works by Freeman (MSS. Eng. hist. d. 119-32, 145). See also a design by Thomas Rickman for a reading desk at Wednesbury church (MS. Top. gen. c. 78); and notes and sketches by Thomas Rickman (MSS. Top. eccles. c. 3-4).

Bibliography

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Title
Architectural Drawings by Edward Augustus Freeman and Thomas Rickman
Status
Completed
Author
Susan Thomas
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom