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Sketches by Dean Liddell


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Sketches in water-colour and sepia by Dean Liddell of buildings and scenery in Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Madeira, etc., in the second half of the 19th century.


  • Creation: 19th century


0.60 Linear metres (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

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MSS. Drawings gen. d. 1-8, e. 1-4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13183


Sketches by Dean Liddell

Biographical / Historical

Henry George Liddell (1811-1898) was Dean of Christ Church Oxford, 1856-91. Details 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. 35353-35364.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The sketches were bought from G.A. Poynder, Reading bookseller, October 26, 1911.

Physical Facet

On paper

Sketches by Dean Liddell
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom