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Original drawings in colours of the Costumes of members of the University of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon d. 58

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Original drawings in colours of the Costumes of members of the University of Oxford, thirty-one in number, ranging from the Chancellor to the proctor's servant: all by James Roberts and dated 1792-4.

Dates

  • Written and painted in 1792-1794 by J. Roberts

Extent

118 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon d. 58, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon d. 58

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19524

Abstract

Original drawings in colours of the Costumes of members of the University of Oxford

Biographical / Historical

James Roberts (fl. 1792).

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. VI, no. 33161

Custodial History

Owned by mr. Peter Prattinton, who has written notes on foll. 6-7: bought at the sale of his effects at Oxford on Aug. 13, 1844, by J. F. With the green armorial bookplate of Fraser of Ledeclune bart. (i.e. sir Will. Augustus Fraser?).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from U. Maggs (catal. 189, no. 765) on June 19, 1902.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in.
Title
Original drawings in colours of the Costumes of members of the University of Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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