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Architecture. Notebook of Alexander Nesbitt, FSA

Reference code
NES
Title
Architecture. Notebook of Alexander Nesbitt, FSA
Date
1845-47
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper; ff.ix + pp. 119 + 46. 1845-7. Oblong octavo. Harwoods' Improved Patent Memorandum Book, leather, black, blind-tooled, with clasp. Name and address of the compiler on both pastedowns, fols. i, v.
Scope and content
Notebook of Alexander Nesbitt, FSA (d. 1886) containing notes on architectural features in churches and castles visited. Arranged in two sections:- England, pp. 1-119, preceded by an index, fols. ii, iii;- Ireland, pp. 1-46 (reversed), with index, fol. iv. A few notes in the front pocket, fols. vi-ix. Nesbitt published several works on architecture and made numerous communications to SA. See his obituary, Proc., 2nd ser., 11 (1885-7), 372.
Creator
Nesbitt, Alexander (c1818-1886), antiquary
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/962
MS 962
Archival history
Presented by Nicholas Barker, 1965. A.J., 45 (1965), 327.