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Yorkshire, England collection


Held at: University of Delaware Library Special Collections [Contact Us]181 South College Avenue, Newark, DE 19717-5267

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Delaware Library Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

Collection of prints, printed sheets, manuscripts, original drawings, and maps, removed from a scrapbook (original boards present) compiled by John Charles Brooke (cf. DNB, v. 2, p. 1338-1339) and bequeathed to the College of Arms, London, whose bookplate and release stamp is present on one of the boards.

Composed chiefly of engravings removed from books (i.e. James Paine's Plans, elevations, and sections of noblemen and gentlemen's houses ... 2nd ed. London : The author, 1783, Colen Campbell's Vitruvius Britannicus, or, The British architect ... London : The author, 1717-1771, and [possibly] Johannes Kip's Britannia illustrata, or, Views of several of the Queen's palaces ... London : I. Smith, 1714.) Engravers and artists represented include Samuel Buck, Thomas Bladeslade, W.H. Toms, James Basire, Leonard Knyff, and John Woolfe.

Preservation work performed at CCAHA.

Shelved in SPEC GRA v.

Processed by Special Collections staff. Encoded by Jaime Margalotti, October 2017.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2017 October 5
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library,

Collection Inventory

Yorkshire, England collection (1 of 3).
Box 1
Yorkshire, England collection (2 of 3).
Box 2
Yorkshire, England collection (3 of 3).
Box 3

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