Item Carter MSS vii.1 - Howard Carter artworks: album of watercolours of birds and animals

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Carter MSS vii.1


Howard Carter artworks: album of watercolours of birds and animals


  • c. 1899-1939 (Creation)

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1 album

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Part of Howard Carter's estate. Bequeathed to Carter's niece Miss Phyllis Walker in 1939.

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Presented by Miss Phyllis Walker in 1946.

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Howard Carter's album of watercolours:

  • Containing 16 pages with 30 watercolour illustrations
  • Birds and animals and their hieroglyphic equivalents
  • Full catalogue with descriptions for each watercolour, see online publication weblinks below

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

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Archived scans in Griffith Institute.

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