Sketches by Dean Liddell

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Drawings gen. d. 1-8, e. 1-4
  • Dates of Creation
      19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      12 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Sketches in water-colour and sepia by Dean Liddell of buildings and scenery in Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Madeira, etc., in the second half of the 19th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry George Liddell (1811-1898) was Dean of Christ Church Oxford, 1856-1891. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The sketches were bought from G.A. Poynder, Reading bookseller, in 1911.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 35353-64.