Sketch-books of Fanny Smith

Scope and Content

Sketch-books of Fanny Smith (later Mrs. Richard Seymour), containing topographical drawings, mainly of houses in Hertfordshire, many in Tring, c. 1828-38.

Administrative / Biographical History

Fanny Smith, later Mrs. Richard Seymour (d. 1871).

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Sir Leonard Woolley.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, 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. II, nos. 54149-51.

Custodial History

Owned by G.M. Spencer-Smith.