A portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons

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Original catalogue by Judith Priestman; EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. a. 2039
Title: Portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons
Dates of Creation: 1771-1773
Extent: 1 box
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744–1817) was an Anglo-Irish politician, writer and inventor.


Scope and Content

A portfolio of engineering drawings and engravings relating to Richard Lovell Edgeworth's work in Lyons, 1771-1773, described by him in Memoirs, vol. 1. An engraving of a corn mill is signed J.J. [Jean-Joseph] Bidauld, 1772, and the portfolio also includes designs for a barometer, a clock and a pulley, together with a copy of Christina Colvin's 1999 descriptive notes.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Christina Colvin, 1999.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. a. 2039


Access Point(s)

Edgeworth | Richard Lovell | 1744–1817 | inventor

Engineering drawings


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