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Edward Dalton. Scrapbook on fonts

Reference code
DAL
Title
Edward Dalton. Scrapbook on fonts
Date
Mainly 1844-1866, with some earlier and later material.
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper; pp. ii + 186. Quarto. Reversed calf, blind-tooled. Bookplates of Edward Dalton, LL.D, FSA, fol. i, and the Birmingham Archaeological Society, fol. ii.
Scope and content
Scrapbook of Edward Dalton, LL.D, FSA (d. 1876), relating to fonts in England; with some earlier and later material. Includes many drawings, pen, pencil, wash, a few engravings, late 18th-19th cent., printed cuttings and some correspondence. Many of the drawings are by members of the Dalton family, particularly A. Dalton, 1844-6, and 'G. S'., 1854 (i.e. Geo. Shaw; see letters, 1854, 1856, pp. 179, 183). At the end of the volume is a wash drawing of the font at Biddestone, Wilts., sent by the Rev. John Emra, rector, 1869.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/976