Two photograph albums of the Maxse family

Scope and Content

Two photograph albums of the Maxse family; one album owned by Aug.a Maxse (1844) containing topographical photographs, mainly of buildings and scenes in Europe, c. 1859-83; and another containing the bookplate of Ernest George Berkeley Maxse (1863-1943) with photographs of people, many in Suffolk and at the British consulate on the island of Runion, 1904-7.

Administrative / Biographical History

Aug.a Maxse (fl 1844-1915) married Henry Fitzhardinge Maxse. Ernest George Berkeley Maxse (1863-1943) was their son.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1975.


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. 54232-3.