Underdown ecclesiastical architecture and design collection

Scope and Content

Underdown ecclesiastical architecture and design collection, c 1760-1901, (bought from H. W. Underdown) includes: reproduction of print of Witham Friary (1760); print of drawing by Catton of Cromer, 1798; plate of engravings of arms and seals of Prior and Convent of St Saviour, Bermondsey, 1821; drawing of brass monument in North Mimms church (1823); photolithographs of monumental brasses in Norfolk and Westminster Abbey (1890s). Collection also includes prints of J. M. W. Turner watercolours painted at Farnley Hall.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection was purchased from W. Underdown but nothing is known about him beyond that.


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Access Information

Open for research.

Acquisition Information

Senate House Library.

Other Finding Aids

Fonds level description

Archivist's Note

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

Transferred from Senate House Library.