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Drawings in Indian ink of antiquities in Oxford, such as churches, city gates, old halls, municipal buildings, brasses, carvings, etc.

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MS. Top. Oxon b. 14

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Drawings in Indian ink of antiquities in Oxford, such as churches, city gates, old halls, municipal buildings, brasses, carvings, etc.: among unusual ones are two of st. Frideswide's shrine in the Cathedral, and one of the interior of the well house in the Castle mound.

Notes by P. Manning and H. Hurst (1895) are at fols. iii-v. Two of the drawings are dated 1751-2, but they may be rather later copies.

Dates

  • Drawn in the second half of the 18th cenury.

Extent

37 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon b. 14, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon b. 14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20528

Overview

Drawings in Indian ink of antiquities in Oxford, such as churches, city gates, old halls, municipal buildings, brasses, carvings, etc.

Biographical / Historical

Percy Manning (1870-1917) was an antiquary and folklorist. Herbert Hurst (1834-1914) was 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. V, no. 30768

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by The Bodleian Library in 1890.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

18 1/8 × 15 1/4 in.
Title
Drawings in Indian ink of antiquities in Oxford, such as churches, city gates, old halls, municipal buildings, brasses, carvings, etc.
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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