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Collection Level Description: Collection of Photographs of Portraits Compiled by Mrs. H. Selfe Leonard

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. c. 126-39, d. 104-8, e. 180
Title: Collection of Photographs of Portraits Compiled by Mrs. H. Selfe Leonard
Dates of Creation: Early 20th cent.
Extent: 20 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Collection of photographs of portraits illustrating the history of medieval and renaissance Italy, with biographical notes and extracts from historical works.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Mrs. H. Selfe's sister in 1920.

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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. I, nos. 39741-60.

Access Points

Renaissance | Italy

Leonard | H Selfe | fl. 1900-1920

Italy | History | 476-1492

Italy | History | 1492-1559

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