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Charles Seidler. Scrapbook on metalwork

Reference code
SEI
Title
Charles Seidler. Scrapbook on metalwork
Date
c. 1880-1900
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper; pp. 135 (lacks 4-13, 18-21, 32-3, 72-5, 90-1, 100-1, 112-13, 124-7). Quarto. lacks covers. Names of W. E. White, St Pancras, London, 10 July 1949, on front endpaper.
Scope and content
Scrapbook of Charles Seidler of Hammersmith, London, previously of Nantes, relating mostly to early metalwork, prehistoric and medieval but including other antiquities, notes, cuttings, and some correspondence. Contains detailed drawings, pen, pencil, many of items in French collections, a few etchings, etc., and photographs. There are several references to Seidler's own collection. Seidler was a member of the Sociétée Archéologique de Nantes and an associate member of the Royal Archaeological Institute (1893-1900). Several communications by him, some relating to items in the present volume, were published or mentioned in the Arch. Journal (see vols. 38, 40-2, 55, 1881-98). A different volume, containing many more drawings and photographs of croziers than the present one (cf. pp. 55-60), was exhibited by Seidler to the RAI, 7 Dec. 1898 (Arch. Journal, 55 (1898), 408).
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/974
Archival history
Presented by Dr Nigel Seeley, FSA, Oct.1994.