Collection of Photographs of Portraits Compiled by Mrs H. Selfe Leonard

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. c. 126-39, d. 104-8, e. 180
  • Dates of Creation
      Early 20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      20 shelfmarks

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 / Biographical History

Mrs H. Selfe Leonard.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

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


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other 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.