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Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791–1860

Costumes of the members of the University of Oxford.

Additional Title(s):

Costumes of Oxford

London : Published for the proprietor, by J. Robins, Bride Court, Fleet Street, [ca. 1840?]
Physical Description:
1 folded sheet (17 p.) : all ill. ; 11 x 119 cm, folded to 11 x 7 cm, attached to boards 12 x 8 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
LF528 .W55 1840b
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Cover title, stamped in gilt on publisher's cloth binding: Costumes of Oxford.
BAC: British Art Center Copy disbound. Title page pasted to inside of front cover. Bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped brown cloth. Plate are hand-colored. Stamp in black ink on title page: F. Madan. Oxford.
A series of 17 illustrations of men in the academic costume of the University of Oxford. Circa 1840, Nathaniel Whittock issued a nearly identical edition of the present work, "drawn, engraved & published by N. Whittock." This edition lacks a continuous panorama of Oxford in the background, which is present in an otherwise indistinguishable edition by Whittock.
Subject Terms:
Academic costume -- England -- Oxford.
Costume -- Great Britain.
Madan, Falconer, 1851-1935 -- Stamp.
Robins, J. -- Publisher.
University of Oxford -- Students -- Clothing.
Accordion fold format (Binding)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1840.
Whittock, N. (Nathaniel), 1791-1860.

  • Scholar
  • Commoners
  • Genta. commoner undress town
  • Gentn. commoner dress gown
  • Nobleman undress gown
  • Nobleman dress gown
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Civil Law
  • Masters of Arts
  • Doctor of Divinity
  • Doctor of Music
  • Doctor of Civil Laws dress gown
  • Pro. Proctor
  • Proctor
  • Proctor
  • Doctor of Divinity dress gown
  • Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

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