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Collection Level Description: Sketches by Dean Liddell

Reference: MSS. Drawings gen. d. 1-8, e. 1-4
Title: Sketches by Dean Liddell
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 12 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Henry George Liddell (1811-98) was Dean of Christ Church Oxford, 1856-91. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Sketches in water-colour and sepia by Dean Liddell of buildings and scenery in Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Madeira, etc., in the second half of the 19th century.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The sketches were bought from G.A. Poynder, Reading bookseller, in 1911.

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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. 35353-64.

Access Points

Liddell | Henry George | 1811-1898 | Dean of Christ Church Oxford


Great Britain

Madeira (Madeira Islands)


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