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Various drawings by the Rev. H. G. Tomkins and others

 Single Item
MS. Drawings gen. a. 2 (R)
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request
  1. Landscapes in water-colour (nos. 1-8)
  2. Sketches of interiors, tombs, etc. (9-13)
  3. Outline drawings of reliefs (14-19)
  4. Coloured drawings of wall-paintings (20-25)
  5. Maps on linen (26, 27)
  6. Illustrative of Ancient Egypt and (nos. 12, 19) Assyria

By the rev. H. G. Tomkins (nos. 12, 16-19, etc.), the rev. H. A. C. Tomkins (nos. 14, 15, 20, 22-25), mrs. Archer Thompson (nos. 1-8?), and others. Attached to no. 27 are two letters from the donor, miss K. H. Tomkins, July 28 and Aug. 3, 1915.


  • Creation: Drawn about 1873


27 rolls

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Drawings gen. a. 2 (R), fols. 1-2]

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MS. Drawings gen. a. 2 (R)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19786


Various drawings

Biographical / Historical

Henry George Tomkins (1827-1908) was a clergyman and an antiquary.

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. 36877

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by miss K. H. Tomkins July 28, 1915.

Physical Facet

On parchment and (nos. 26, 27) linen


About 44-36 × 22 in., in a cloth box 24 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 6 1/4 in.

Various drawings by the Rev. H. G. Tomkins and others
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom