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William Stukeley. Paper on brick building in England

Reference code
MSS/0884
Title
William Stukeley. Paper on brick building in England
Date
1758
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. iv + 20 (with unnumbered drawings). Quarto. Boards covered with contemporary decorative paper (?Italian) showing prophets, other biblical figures, etc. Contemporary label on the front cover 'On brick build.'. In a modern brown cloth folder. Typescript description of the MS, priced at £350, fol. iv (see also fol. ii)
Scope and content
Paper by Dr William Stukeley, Sec. SA (1687-1765), on the antiquity of brick building in England, addressed to Dr Charles Lyttelton, Dean of Exeter (afterwards Bishop of Carlisle; PSA 1765); July 1758 (fol. 20). Autograph. Illustrated with seven pen and ink drawings (two heightened with wash), and one engraving of Crowland Abbey (by I. Harris after Stukeley, 14 July 1724). With autograph corrections and additions. The paper was read, 6 March 1760 (Minute Book VIII, pp. 229-32).
Creator
Stukeley, William (1687-1765), Anglican clergyman, physician, antiquary and archaeologist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/884