Drawings of Berkshire churches and their contents, many by J.C. Buckler, collected by Henry Hinton and James Hunt, early 19th century, and continued by Sir Thomas Phillips, who bought them from Hunt in 1820. The drawings are arranged alphabetically by parish, A-G, H-R, S-W.
Drawings of Berkshire churches and their contents
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Top. Berks. c. 49-51
- Dates of Creationearly 19th century
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
J.C. Buckler (1793-1894), Henry Hinton (1749-1816), James Hunt (1795-1857) and Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872, see the Dictionary of National Biography for further details on Phillipps) were all antiquaries.
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Bought by the Library, Hodgson's, 29 Jan. 1959, lot 628.
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. 53743-5.
Philipps MS. 24118.