Drawings of Oxford Buildings by J.C. Buckler

Scope and Content

Collection of Indian ink drawings of buildings in Oxford by J.C. Buckler.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Chessell Buckler (1793-1894) was an architect and antiquary. For further information, see the Dictionary of National Biography under the entry for his father, John Buckler (1770-1851).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The drawings were bought at Sothebys in 1928 and given to the Library by the Friends of the Bodleian.


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. 38626-7.

An index of views is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also Collection of Drawings by J.C. Buckler (MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 64-69).


Bodleian Picture Book, no. 3, Drawings of Oxford (1951).

Geographical Names