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Record NGA2/2/1

Archive reference number NGA2/2/1

Catalogue of Printed Books chiefly on the history and theory of painting

Date 1842-1857

Catalogue of books collected by Wornum since 1835. It is arranged in two divisions. Division I contains works on the history of art listed by country (Italy, Netherlands, Spain, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece and Rome) and also biographical dictionaries, engraving, theory and criticism, theory and practice, journals, collections, galleries, books of prints and miscellaneous. Division II contains works on general literature, history, science, philosophy, theology and language. Also contains glued and loose galley proofs entries for a biographical dictionary of artists by Wornum. There are numerous enclosures mainly loose galley proofs clearly intended to be pasted in. All the enclosures have been removed and put in a separate folder.

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG32/21

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