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A folio volume for miscellaneous topographical drawings and miscellaneous drawings

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A folio volume for miscellaneous topographical drawings; contains (fol. 2) a sketch design by John Cotton, F.R.I.B.A., for restoring Carfax tower, Oxford, presented by the artist, Sept. 10, 1912.

Additions: (fols. 8-61) Miscellaneous topographical drawings and water-colours, 18th-20th cent. (originally in other guard-books), including (fol. 61) plan of the Queen's College, Oxford, by Nicholas Hawksmoor, 1709.

Dates

  • 18th-20th century

Extent

0.22 linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. gen. a. 4, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. gen. a. 4/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11679

Abstract

A folio volume for miscellaneous topographical drawings and miscellaneous drawings

Biographical / Historical

John Cotton (fl. 1912).

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. 35713.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Mrs. C. E. Doble, Feb. 26, 1915.

Additions: Acquired, 1916-66.

Related Materials

The sketch formerly at fol. 2 is now MS. Top. Oxon. a. 21 fol. 8, and the volume at present contains (fols. 3-7) architectural drawings of the temple of Ceres at Stourhead, Wilts, by Thomas Spinks, Jan. 23, 1748/9.
Title
A folio volume for miscellaneous topographical drawings and miscellaneous drawings
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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