Catalogue of Pictures at Leigh Court, Bristol

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A copy of a catalogue of the pictures at Leigh Court, Bristol, 83 folios. The copy was made by 'E. W.' (i.e. Edward Williams) from the original edition. There are 81 pictures, for each of which there is an etching and historical description. These are followed at fo. 68 by an alphabetical list of the painters of the pictures, in the same hand.

Administrative / Biographical History

Leigh Court, Bristol, was the residence of Philip John Miles (1774-1845), merchant and M.P. for Bristol.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Additional Information

The original catalogue by J. Young, engraver to King George IV, was first printed in 1822.

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