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Collection Level Description: Notes and Sketches by Thomas Rickman

Reference: MSS. Top. eccles. c. 3-4
Title: Notes and Sketches by Thomas Rickman
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Thomas Rickman

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Rickman (1776-1841) was an architect. See the Dictionary of National Biography for further information.

Scope and Content

Notes and sketches by Thomas Rickman for the third edition of An attempt to discriminate the styles of architecture in England (London, 1825).

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Acquired by J.H. Parker with the copyright of the work, 1842; given by James Parker to Percy Manning, c. 1907.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed to the Library by Percy Manning, 1917.

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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. II, nos. 53939-40.

Related Units of Description

See also a design by Thomas Rickman for a reading desk at Wednesbury Church (MS. Top. gen. c. 78); and drawings of architectural details by Thomas Rickman (Dep. b. 140).

Publication Note

See scope and content.

Access Points

Architectural drawing | England


Rickman | Thomas | 1776-1841 | architect and historian

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