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Wild, James William, 1814-1892 (architect)



  • Existence: 1814 - 1892

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


James William Wild (1814-92), architect; in Lepsius's expedition 1842-44, stayed in Egypt until 1848; Curator, Sir John Soane's Museum 1878-92; brother-in-law of Owen Jones, 1840-25 Oct. 1871 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9389/2/W/49-64
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection comprises mostly Joseph Bonomi's correspondence and papers, with some of his brother Ignatius Bonomi and other members of his family, especially his sister-in-law Isabella Mary Martin. The non-family correspondence includes letters with Samuel Birch, Egyptologist at the British Museum, George Spencer Cautley, rector and poet, Charles Robert Cockerell, architect, John Gibson, sculptor, James Haliburton, Egyptologist, Robert Hay, Egyptologist, Owen Jones, architect, Edward Lane,...
Dates: 1840-25 Oct. 1871 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (