Catalogue of Pictures at Leigh Court, Bristol

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.

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.


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