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Francis Grose. Collections of Dudley Snelgrove relating to Francis Grose

Reference code
SNE
Title
Francis Grose. Collections of Dudley Snelgrove relating to Francis Grose
Date
1772-1992
Level of description
Fonds
Extent and format
Paper. Five boxes.
Scope and content
Collections of Dudley Snelgrove, FSA (d. 1992) relating to Francis Grose, FSA (1731-91), Richmond Herald and topographer. A large collection of drawings by Grose for Antiquities of England and Wales (1772-6) is in SAL; Grose also published Antiquities of Scotland (1789-91) and Antiquities of Ireland (1791-5). See J.H.Farrant, 'The making of Francis Grose's Antiquities: evidence from Sussex', Sussex Arch. Collections, 131 (1993), 152-8; and 'The travels and travails of Francis Grose, FSA', A.J., 75 (1995), 365-80. A fuller description of the collection is in SAL.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/964/1-13
MS 964
Archival history
See SA Annual Report (1992-3), 56 (obituary of Dudley Snelgrove); A.J., 73 (1993), 178-80. Mostly presented in Feb.1995 by P Snelgrove and Mrs M Mackenzie, son and daughter of Dudley Snelgrove; SNE/001, 004, 008 presented by Martyn Gregory (Sotheby's sale, 19 Nov. 1992, lot 255).
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