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Paintings

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Catalogue of Pictures at Leigh Court, Bristol

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6327
Scope and Contents A copy of a catalogue of the pictures at Leigh Court, Bristol, 83 folios. The copy was made by 'E. W.' (i.e. Edward Williams) from the original edition. There are 81 pictures, for each of which there is an etching and historical description. These are followed at fo. 68 by an alphabetical list of the painters of the pictures, in the same hand.
Dates: 1823
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Churchill Heritage

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHHE
Scope and Contents Images of the paintings of Sir Winston Churchill as used in the publication "Sir Winston Churchill's Life Through his Paintings" by David Coombs with Minnie S. Churchill (Pegasus, Limpsfield, Surrey, 2003).
Dates: 1916 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Illustrated Souvenir of Palace of Arts British Empire Exhibition, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Colonial Office papers, on subjects including: LSA's appointment as Secretary of State; speeches relating to the Empire; LSA's Empire Tour of 1927-28; a claim against the Canadian Government over the contract to build the Georgian Bay Canal; the administration of central and eastern Africa; other issues such as the trade outlook, pension policy and the General Strike.
Dates: 1924
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Items handed over by Martin Freeth after decease of his father, Andrew Freeth, RA, 1936 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/25
Scope and Contents Drawings and prints of portraits of JEP by Freeth.

Also includes: drawings by JEP; press cuttings on JEP; letters from JEP to Freeth, 1963-74; transcript of JEP's BBC talk on Jesus, March 1975; photographs of JEP and of Freeth in his studio.

Dates: 1936 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some individual files have been closed under the 30-year rule, or where they contain sensitive information on living people. Please see individual files for details.
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Personal correspondence, 1964-12-31 - 1971-09-17

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Anthony Barber, Chairman of the Conservative Party, on the distribution of JEP's speech [16 November 1968, on immigration] at Eastbourne [Sussex]; Edward Heath [Leader of the Conservative Party (2); 7th Lord Warwick [earlier Lord Brooke]; Sir Stanley Bell; Maurice Cowling, Fellow of Peterhouse College, Cambridge (2); Sir Tufton Beamish; Lord Chelmer [earlier Eric Edwards], Chairman of the Political Committee, Carlton Club; John Junor, Editor of the Sunday Express;...
Dates: 1964-12-31 - 1971-09-17
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 27-28 closed until 2024 as they contain sensitive personal information about living individuals.
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Personal correspondence, 1989-03-01 - 1992-01-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/41
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Professor Edward Kenney; Peter Ball, Bishop of Lewes; John Browne (3); Vernon Bogdanor [Reader in Government, Brasenose College, Oxford] on the selection of Alexander Douglas-Home [later Lord Home of the Hirsel] as Prime Minister (3); Julian Amery (2); Colonel Patrick Robinson, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (3); [Leslie] Michael Saunders Watson; Patrick Cormack on subjects including the portrait of JEP by Graham Jones (9); Graham Jones (3); James Ramsden; Andrew Lansley,...
Dates: 1989-03-01 - 1992-01-06
Conditions Governing Access: Folios 158-180 closed as they contain personal and confidential information on a living individual. Review 2013.
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Photograph of a portrait of WSC as MP for Oldham [by George William Fish], 1900-08 - 1947-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/10/1c
Scope and Contents Half length photograph of a portrait of WSC sitting at his desk, in an ornately carved chair [which was a family heirloom, though the print is too dark to make it out clearly]. He is directly facing the painter, unsmiling, his right arm resting on a heap of papers on the desk in front of him, with his signet ring clearly visible. WSC is wearing a dark jacket and waistcoat with a wing collar and spotted bow tie; there are various ornaments on the desk, including a metal or glass vase and a...
Dates: 1900-08 - 1947-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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Sir Richard Colt Hoare: Notes on paintings in Italy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4155
Scope and Contents Manuscript in the Sandars Collection. Two notebooks on paintings in Italy, bound together. I. Notes on paintings and other works of art in Rome (fos 1-62). The main description is on the rectos, the versos are generally occupied by additional notes. An entry on fo. 29 is dated 17 January 1787. II. Similar notes for Florence, Bologna and other towns in Northern Italy (fos 63-162). Fos 85-112, 158-162 and many of the versos are blank.
Dates: 1787 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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"The Prime Minister receives the Freedom of the City of London at the Guildhall", 1943-06-30 - 1944-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW V 3/5/74
Scope and Contents Black and white photograph of a painting by Frank Salisbury, showing the Chamberlain of the City, Sir Adrian Pollock, handing a casket containing the Certificate of Freedom [the casket was made from damaged roof timbers from the Guildhall] to WSC. They are standing beside a table bearing the City mace and sword, while the Lord Mayor, Sir Samuel Joseph, stands beside WSC, with one hand resting on the table. Rows of City dignitaries are sitting in the background, and to the right are sitting...
Dates: 1943-06-30 - 1944-11-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original
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William Henry Playfair: Memoranda

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6305
Scope and Contents The volume contains notes on bridge construction and on watercolour painting (fos 2-12); a journal of an excursion from Edinburgh to Arran and back, 1-9 May 1811, with notes of expenses (fos 13-20 and 44r-43r); undated notes of other travelling expenses (fo. 47r); pencil sketches, one of a crane at Bell Rock Lighthouse (fos 47v and 45); and addresses of London tradesmen (fo. 42v). Fos 42-47 are entered from the back of the book. Fos 20v-42r are blank. Administrative / Biographical History
Dates: 1850 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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William Lewin: Paintings of British Birds' Eggs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6300
Scope and Contents A series of paintings of the eggs of British birds made from the specimens in the Portland museum, 97 folios. There is an index at fo. 91.
Dates: 1789-1798 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
Conditions Governing Access: 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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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