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Drawings of seals by John Coney

Reference code
CON
Title
Drawings of seals by John Coney
Date
early 19th century
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
ff. v + 80.
Small folio.
Half leather binding, brown, with marbled boards.
Scope and content
Pencil drawings of seals by John Coney (1786-1833) from originals in the possession of John Caley, FSA, and in the Augmentation Office, British Museum, etc.; early 19th century. Cuttings mounted on pale blue paper. Mostly reproduced in the 1817-30 edition of the Monasticon Anglicanum (note, fol. iii). Pencil note referring to a further collection, 'Vol II is still to bind. It contains 64 drawings'. fol. iii. Index by Mill Stephenson, FSA, fols. iv,v.
Creator
Stephenson, Mill (1857-1937), expert on monumental brasses, antiquary
Coney, John (1786-1833), draughtsman and engraver
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/372
Archival history
Acquired by John Gough Nichols at his father's sale (note, fol. iii; sale of John Bowyer Nichols, Sotheby's, 24 May 1864, lot 1445). Sale of John Gough Nichols, Sotheby's 4-12 Dec. 1874, lot 623. Franks bookplate, fol. i. Exhibited and presented by Sir A. W. Franks, PSA (with HOW/01).

Part of the Franks bequest.