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Two sculptors' notebooks bound in one volume

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MS. Eng. misc. f. 383

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Two sculptors' notebooks bound in one volume:
  1. (fols. 1-73) notes, fragments of accounts, 1692-3, n.d., and sketches of Samuel Watson
  2. (fols. 74-195) notes and accounts of Henry Watson, 1733, 1737-8, mainly of wages paid to carvers at Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorks., 1738.

Dates

  • 1692-1738

Extent

195 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. f. 383, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. f. 383

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10350

Overview

Two sculptors' notebooks bound in one volume

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Watson (1663-1715) was a sculptor and wood carver.

Custodial History

Bookplate of the Bateman family of Middleton Hall, Youlgrave, Derbs., 19th century.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from E. Seligmann, 1964.

Physical Facet

19th-cent. calf
Title
Two sculptors' notebooks bound in one volume
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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