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

Reference: MSS. Don. a. 2-3
Title: Drawings of Oxford Buildings by J.C. Buckler
Dates of Creation: 1810-30
Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894) was an architect and antiquary. For further information, see the Dictionary of National Biography under the entry for his father, John Buckler (1770-1851).

Scope and Content

Collection of Indian ink drawings of buildings in Oxford by J.C. Buckler.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The drawings were bought at Sothebys in 1928 and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 38626-7.

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Related Units of Description

See also Collection of Drawings by J.C. Buckler.

Publication Note

Bodleian Picture Book, no. 3, Drawings of Oxford (1951).

Access Points

Architecture | England | Oxfordshire


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

Oxford (England)

Oxfordshire (England)

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