Catalogue of my prints or grand portraits of our most eminent countrymen, 1730

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Manuscript catalogue on paper of the print collection of William Oldys, mostly written in his own hand. Most of the catalogue entries are presented in one alphabetized list and note the artist, engraver, technique, format, source (if published in a book), and major features of the print. Included are some additions, deletions, and annotations by Oldys and later notes in the hand of Horace Walpole to rear endpaper and in one or more places in Oldys’s text.

  • AuthorOldys, William, 1696-1761.
  • TitleCatalogue of my prints or grand portraits of our most eminent countrymen, 1730.

Catalog Record

LWL Mss Vol. 224

Acquired July 2016

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