Edward James Hawker Collection
- 1850-1852 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Born, Ripley, Surrey 1817. Died, 1892. Eldest son of Rear-Admiral Edward Hawker (1782-1860), of Ashford Lodge, near Petersfield, Hampshire. Adm. Pens. (aged 18) at Trinity College, Cambridge, 15th March 1836. BA, 1840. MA, 1845. Called to the Bar, 21st Nov. 1845. Married Marguerita, daughter of John Rennie. Travelled to Egypt and Nubia for health, 1850-2. Left graffiti with R. H. Borrowes at Semna and Kumma temples in January 1851.
All three albums initially in the possession of Miss Florence Hawker, the daughter of E. J. Hawker. The small and medium albums were given by her sister Mrs Margaret Evans.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
The small and medium albums were presented by Mrs Margaret Evans in 1939, in response to Mr E. T. Leeds letter in <i>The Times</i>. The large album was presented by Miss Florence Hawker later in 1939.
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Scope and content
Three albums containing drawings and watercolours.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received.
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Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.
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Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
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