William Lewin: Paintings of British Birds' Eggs

Scope and Content

A series of paintings of the eggs of British birds made from the specimens in the Portland museum, 97 folios. There is an index at fo. 91.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The volume was formerly the property of William Constable of Burton Constable, Yorkshire, and was part of the Burton Constable sale of 1889. Presented to the Library by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.