Drawings by Charlotte Esther Coxe
Drawings, with a few photographs, of English baptismal fonts, chiefly by Charlotte Esther Coxe. The sketches, many of which are coloured, are signed and are all mounted on stout paper and kept in portfolios.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. eccl. b. 2].
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MSS. Top. eccl. b. 2-22
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12880
Biographical / Historical
Charlotte Esther Coxe was the wife of Henry Octavius Coxe (1811-81), Bodley's Librarian. Details of Henry Octavius Coxe are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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, nos. 36676-96.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The drawings were presented to the Library by Rev. Hilgrove Coxe in 1914.
- Drawings by Charlotte Esther Coxe
- Emily Tarrant
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