Album or Scrapbook of Ballooning Prints, Compiled by F. W. Hope, Mostly 1783-1852
|Inventory Number:|| 13002|
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|Persons:||Frederick William Hope|
|Brief Description:||Album bound in quarter-vellum and marbled paper boards. A collection chiefly of prints and printed ephemera relating to ballooning, compiled by F. W. Hope, perhaps mainly in the 1830s, though the contents include much 18th-century material, and the main dated items span 1783-1852.|
For fuller descriptive and historical commentary see narratives.
|Provenance:||Transferred from the Hope Collection in 1941. F. W. Hope's zoological and print collections were given to Oxford University in 1850.|