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Russell Collection. Miscellanea

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Russell Collection. Miscellanea
Level of description
Extent and format
Four boxes.
Scope and content
Four boxes:-

Box I. Contains four quarto notebooks relating to the Matthew Paris and other rolls; coloured drawings of coronets, charges, etc.; index of names in Harley MS 6137 (Dering roll) and other rolls; notes on Nicholas Upton, John de Bado Aureo, etc. With an envelope of coloured shields;

Box. II. Contains copies of sale-catalogues of the Russell collection (Sotheby's, 11 Apr. 1924, lot 396; 22-4 July 1929, lot 197). With two envelopes of coloured arms and notes;

Box III (red). Contains engraved arms of peers from several publications, and an incomplete series of plates relating to armour in the collection of Max Kuppelmayr from Rudolph Kuppelmayr, Kunst und Kunstgewerbe der Sammlungen Kuppelmayr (Munich, 1896);

Box IV (wooden). Contents:- Scrapbook (large quarto, dark green) containing a collection of shields, partly alphabetical, partly arranged as an ordinary (bar, barry); large coloured drawings and tracings including heraldry in St Thomas's church, Salisbury; copies from Harley MS 6162 of arms of England, Austria, etc.; banners; arms of the governors of an unidentified hospital ('infirmerie'), 1701; pedigree of Mainwaring from the Conquest; engraving of the West window of Exeter Cathedral and description of the East window; printed excerpts from the JRIBA and Archaeologia.
Russell, Charles James (fl 1860-1907), herald painter
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