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Collection Level Description: Drawings by Charlotte Esther Coxe

Reference: MSS. Top. eccl. b. 2-22
Title: Drawings by Charlotte Esther Coxe
Dates of Creation: 1845-95
Extent: 21 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Scope and Content

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.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The drawings were presented to the Library by Rev. Hilgrove Coxe in 1914.

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Further Information

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.

Access Points


Coxe | Charlotte Esther | fl. 1845-95

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