File NLW MS 12390E. - Album of David Parkes,

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NLW MS 12390E.


Album of David Parkes,


  • 1808-1833 / (Creation)

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Bound in full morocco with gilt and blind tooling.

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According to a note in pencil on the fly-leaf by T[homas] P[hillipps, Middlehill] the volume was acquired by him from the library of David Parkes in 1833. The volume also bears the rubber stamp of 'Williams' Library, Cheltenham'.

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An album containing water-colour drawings, with descriptive notes, compiled by David Parkes, Shrewsbury, during the period 1808- 1831. The subjects include Llandderfel Church, Corwen Church, Plas Newydd [Llangollen], Llangollen Church, Pillar of Eliseg, Valle Crucis Abbey, Castell Dinas Brin, Nerquis Chapel, Nerquis House, and Llandrinio Church.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Evan D. Jones 2; Phillipps 11953.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 12390E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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