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Monumental brasses. Notebooks of the Rev. J F Williams

Reference code
WIL
Title
Monumental brasses. Notebooks of the Rev. J F Williams
Date
1897-1958
Level of description
series
Extent and format
Paper; ff. vi + 70 + 3; xv + 120 + unnumbered. Two volumes. Quarto. Brown leather spine, with brown pasteboard; cloth, red. Signatures of John Foster Williams, FSA, on flyleaves.
Scope and content
Two notebooks of the Rev. John Foster Williams, FSA, containing ink drawings of monumental brasses and tomb slabs, with notes of inscriptions, and other drawings (e.g. tiles at Carew, Pembs.), plans of York Minster and Ely Cathedral showing location of tomb slabs, etc.; commenced 1897 (Vol. I)-1958 (Vol. II, fol. 57). As follows:- Vol. I. 'Various Antiquarian Sketches'. Drawings numbered 1-186. Mostly relating to Yorks., Cambs., Norfolk, Hackney, S. Wales. At the end three leaves of drawings relating to Norfolk churches, 1920;- Vol. II. Drawings numbered 1-383 and unnumbered. Mostly relating to S. Wales, Yorks., Norfolk. Many loose insertions, including letters. Indexes to both volumes, fols. iii-xv.
Creator
Williams, John Foster (1878-1971), rector of South Walsham, antiquary and archivist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/836
MS 836
Archival history
Presented by the compiler through Arthur Lumsden Bedingfeld, FSA, 1969 (letter, 19 Nov.1969, Vol.I, fol.v). A.J., 51 (1971), 362.