Unpublished biography entitled 'Strange Destiny: The Rediscovery of Sir Robert Ker Porter' by Matthew Ancketill. Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842) was an artist, traveller and diplomat in Russia and Persia.
Matthew Ancketill Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 165 0009
- Dates of Creation1970s- Feb 1980
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Married Anne Ancketill, one son. Died before 1983. No further details known.
Conditions Governing Access
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Received from Anne Ancketill (widow) Nov 1983
Other Finding Aids
Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 10 Jun 1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 5 Aug 2004
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright with son. 'Any researchers making use of and quoting from the typescript shall acknowledge their source and Mr Matthew Ancketill's authorship.'
In the possession of the Ancketill family
Location of Originals
Original TS with family