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William Stukeley 'Iter Cantabrigiense. Aug. 1754'

Reference code
MSS/0494/001
Title
William Stukeley 'Iter Cantabrigiense. Aug. 1754'
Date
1754
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iv + 73. Small quarto. Boards covered with flowered paper, hand-coloured in green, orange and brown. Label on the front cover, 'Vol. G. Iter Cantabrigiense ORIVNA' (a bust, dug up at Cambridge, 1754, was thought by Stukeley to be Oriuna, wife of Carausius; see SAL/MS/727)
Scope and content
Iter Cantabrigiense. Aug. 1754' (fol. iv). An account in the form of a letter to the Rev. John Foote, LL.B, rector of Yoxall, Staffs., of a journey to Cambridge and other places connected with Stukeley's projected Medallic History of Carausius (published 1757, 1759). Includes pencil drawings of a small brass bust (fols. 8-10), engravings (coin, fol. 13v, Old Schools, Cambridge, fol. 45), a sketch map (after fol. 64). Three engravings of the Labours of Hercules (after (?Bernard) Picart, engraved by J. Blundell), the first with a moralising caption in English, laid down, fols. 72-3.
Creator
Stukeley, William (1687-1765), Anglican clergyman, physician, antiquary and archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/494/1