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Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 33
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'Tour of Oxford July 1785 Colledges, --Halls and Parish Churches', notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist, who gives a list of almost all the pictures, monuments, etc. which he saw, and in some cases a description of them.

At fol. 24v are short biographies of many persons whose portraits are at Oxford.

(fols. 39-54) are blank.


  • Creation: written in A.D. 1785


55 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon c. 33, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Top. Oxon c. 33

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18899


Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist, written in A.D. 1785.

Biographical / Historical

Biographical details unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29242.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from B. Quaritch on March 16, 1882, for £2 10s.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 × 8 1/4 in.

Notes of a perambulation of Oxford by an artist
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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