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University of Oxford
[Academical dress according to the changes agreed upon in Convocation 13 July 1770].
Physical Description:
25 plates in 1 v. : chiefly ill. ; 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
LF528 .U558 1770
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Copyright Status:
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Title from Cordeaux.
Engravings by Charles Grignion; after and William Huddesford and Taylor.
A series of plates, without title-page, mounted on stubs.
Cordeaux, E.H. Bibliography of printed works relating to the University of Oxford, 1314
BEIR Lmd27 C7 770o: "On 13 July 1770 a new statute was passed regulating academical costume, and drawings and engravings were made in accordance with the statute, the plates being depostied in the University Chest." Madan's ms note on fly-leaf.
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks plate 14.
Subject Terms:
Academic costume -- England -- Oxford -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1770.
University of Oxford -- Students -- Clothing -- Early works to 1800.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Huddesford, William, 1693 or 4-1770, ill.

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