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Articles from Archaeologia

Reference code
WYL/001
Title
Articles from Archaeologia
Date
1853-1881
Level of description
Item
Extent and format
Paper. 1853-81. Quarto. Modern cloth, brown, retains part of the original spine, leather, brown, gilt-tooled. Bookplates of William Michael Wylie, FSA, and Bradford Wilmer, on the verso of the titlepage.
Scope and content
Bound volume of articles from Archaeologia, 35 (1853) to 46 (1881), many inscribed with notes of presentation from Wylie to Wilmer. The articles relate to Anglo-Saxon and other burial sites, early lake dwellings in Switzerland, antiquities from Praeneste, etc. Most (14) are by Wylie, with additional wash drawings; also included are articles by J.Y.Akerman, Abbé Cochet, R.Garucci, L.Lindenschmit, A.Cust and others. Typed contents list inserted.
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/871/1
Archival history
Owned by Col. L.Worthington Wilmer, who gave it in 1910 to his brother, Horace Wilmer, FSA (d. 1936), local secretary for Sussex 1921. Presented by the latter's son in 1936, at his father's request.