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Drawings and engravings

Reference code
LYS/007
Title
Drawings and engravings
Date
18th - 20th century
Level of description
File
Scope and content
Etchings, engravings, pencil and wash drawings, many by Samuel Lysons, senior, relating to his publications (e.g. Antiquities at Woodchester (1797); Gloucestershire Antiquities (1803), and some probably by Daniel Lysons. The collection also contains work by other artists, e.g. Samuel Prout, and includes the coloured drawing of ancient stained glass in the church of Beer Ferrers, Devon, on which C. A. Stothard was working when he fell to his death, 28 May 1824. A drawing of Bishop Northwold's monument in Ely Cathedral may also be by Stothard. Various sizes. Unbound in a large quarto portfolio, green cloth spine, with marbled boards. Presented by Sir A. W. Franks, 15 June 1882. Proc., 2nd ser., 9 (1881-3), 158-9.
Creator
Lysons family of Hempsted
Prout, Samuel (1783-1852), watercolour painter
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/782/7