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Creator:
Britton, John, 1771-1857.
Title(s):

John Britton archive, 1839-1851.

Physical Description:
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 41 (In Process)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
The collection is open without restriction.
The collection comprises correspondence, articles, cuttings, and other related material, concerning the English antiquary and topographer, John Britton (1771-1857). It includes correspondence with Joseph Hume on the preservation of British antiquities. Also present is material related to Britton's various published works on architectural antiquities, including correspondence with the artist George Cattermole.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain.
Britton, John, 1771-1857 -- Correspondence.
Britton, John, 1771-1857.
Cattermole, George, 1800-1868
Church buildings -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Antiquities.
Hume, Joseph, 1777-1855.
Monuments -- Great Britain.
Wyse, Thomas, Sir, 1791-1862.
Form/Genre:
Correspondence.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Contributors:
Cattermole, George, 1800-1868
Hume, Joseph, 1777-1855.
Lamb, Edward Buckton.
Salvandy, N.-A. de (Narcisse-Achille), 1795-1856.
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John Britton Archive, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection


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