Sketches of James T. Irvine

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Top. gen. d. 6; Top. Hunts. d. 1; Top. Northants. d. 3-7; Top. Staffs. a. 1, b. 1-2, d. 1
  • Dates of Creation
      1877-1900
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      11 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Eleven volumes of sketches by James T. Irvine, consisting of:  

  • Architectural views and details of churches, mainly in Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire, with some drawings of antiquities and plans, and a few letters, photographs and prints
  • Elaborate drawings of architectural details of Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire, with precise measurements, almost all made in connection with the restoration of the fabric

Administrative / Biographical History

James Thomas Irvine (1825-1900) was an architect.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The volumes were presented to the Library by G.G. Irvine of Aberdeen in 1900.

Note

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. 32885-91, 32896-99.

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