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Papers of the Brettingham family, architects, and of Clara Maria Pope, painter

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MS. Eng. misc. c. 504

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Papers of the Brettingham family, architects, and of Clara Maria Pope, painter, including:
  1. (fols. 1-4) accounts, 1747-9, for work by Matthew Brettingham the elder on Norwich castle and shire house, with related letter, 1764
  2. (fols. 8-18) letters from Matthew Brettingham the younger to his sisters, 1767-8
  3. (fols. 28-45) papers of Clara Maria Pope, c. 1787-1833
  4. (fols. 37-8) two miniatures by her husband, Alexander, n.d.

Dates

  • 1750-1838

Extent

45 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. c. 504, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. misc. c. 504

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17388

Overview

Papers of the Brettingham family, architects, and of Clara Maria Pope, painter

Biographical / Historical

The Brettingham family were English architects from Norwich including Matthew Brettingham the elder (1699-1769), Matthew Brettingham the younger (1725-1803) and Robert William Furze Brettingham (c. 1750-1820). Clara Maria Pope (nee Leigh, other married name Wheatley, bap. 1767-d. 1838) was an English flower painter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Winifred A. Myers, 1970.
Title
Papers of the Brettingham family, architects, and of Clara Maria Pope, painter
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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