Photograph Albums of Eliza Westwood

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. f. 27-8
  • Dates of Creation
      Mid-19th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Two albums of carte de visite photographs of entomologists and naturalists, collected by Eliza Westwood.

Administrative / Biographical History

Eliza Westwood (d 1882) was the wife of Professor J.O. Westwood.

Access Information

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Nicholson gave the albums to the Library in 1894.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, 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. I, nos. 45957-8.

Custodial History

The albums were given to E.W.B. Nicholson by Miss [Lucy] Swann.