Collection Level Description: Sketches of early 19th-century Oxford Characters collected by W.F. Thurland
Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 211-12
Title: Sketches of early 19th-century Oxford Characters collected by W.F. Thurland
Dates of Creation: early 19th cent.
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: W.F. Thurland
Language of Material: English
William Francis Thurland was assistant to Bodley's Librarian from 1868 to at least 1889.
Scope and Content
'Sketches chiefly of Oxford', 2 volumes of drawings, prints etc. mostly depicting Oxford characters of the early 19th century,
collected by W.F. Thurland. According to the notes on the covers by W.P. Ellis, the drawings were executed, and some of them
engraved, by W. and I. Matthews, father and son. Both volumes are indexed.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bought by the Library in 1917.
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions
from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).
Caricatures and cartoons | England | Oxford
Thurland | William Francis | fl 1868-1889 | Librarian
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