Collection Salt MSS - Henry Salt Collection

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Salt MSS


Henry Salt Collection


  • 1815-1825 (Creation)

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1 envelope

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1) Negatives and prints of drawings of Egypt by Henry Salt (1815-25), property of Lady Salt, Shillingstone House, Dorset.
2) Photocopies of a portfolio of coloured drawings of Egypt by Henry Salt at the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, British Museum, London.

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions. Consultation only.

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1) Copyright Lady Salt, Shillingstone House, Dorset.
2) Copyright British Museum, London.

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1) Lady Salt, Shillingstone House, Dorset.
2) British Museum, London.

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1) These are negatives and prints.
2) These are photocopies.

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2) Bierbrier, M. L., The Salt watercolours, <i>Göttinger Miszellen</i> 61 (1983. ), 9-12.

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  • Shelf: 0702A