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Collection Level Description: Collection of Drawings by J.C. Buckler

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 64-69
Title: Collection of Drawings by J.C. Buckler
Dates of Creation: 1797-1830
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894) was an architect and antiquary.

Scope and Content

A collection of 625 Indian ink and 19 watercolour drawings of churches and buildings in Oxfordshire by J.C. Buckler, 1797-1830.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was bought by the Library in 1954.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Related Units of Description

An index to the collection is in MS. Top. Oxon. e. 342.

See also Drawings of Oxford Buildings by J.C. Buckler.

Access Points

Architecture | England | Oxfordshire

Church buildings | England | Oxfordshire

Buckler | John Chessell | 1793-1894 | Architect and Antiquary

Oxfordshire (England)

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