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2 edition of Sheldon tapestry maps belonging to the Bodleian Library. found in the catalog.

Sheldon tapestry maps belonging to the Bodleian Library.

Hilary L. Turner

Sheldon tapestry maps belonging to the Bodleian Library.

by Hilary L. Turner

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published in BLR Vol.XVII, no.5 April 2002.

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Open LibraryOL20203384M

The Gough Map or Bodleian Map is a Late Medieval map of the island of Great precise date of production and authorship are unknown. It is named after Richard Gough, who bequeathed the map to the Bodleian Library in He acquired the map from the estate of the antiquarian Thomas "Honest Tom" Martin in Numerous copies of it have been made, with an interactive online version. About Us Shopping with us you'll find exclusively designed gifts based on the Libraries' collections as well as sumptuous textiles, desk accessories and bespoke furnishings. For book lovers, we have a handpicked range which includes exhibition catalogues and richly illustrated titles produced by our award-winning publishers, Bodleian Library.

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The Sheldon Tapestry Maps Conservation Project The Sheldon Tapestry Maps for Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire are woven in wool and silk, and are fine examples of cartography and decorative art dating from the s.

The official re-opening of the Weston Library took place over the weekend of the 21 st and 22 nd of March. After a four-year refit which saw the central book stack – eleven floors filled with books, maps, newspapers and everything else you could imagine (even a ghost on one of the floors) – taken out and re-placed by Blackwell Hall, a large open space open to the public and featuring.

In Junethe Bodleian Library acquired at auction a major section of the Sheldon Tapestry Map of Gloucestershire, a fine example of cartography and decorative art from the 16th century. For the first time since its acquisition, the map will be on public display only for four weeks, between 19 January and 23 February.

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Skip to main content. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by: 2. The Sheldon Tapestry Map of Oxford (detail) In case the Talking Maps exhibition was insufficient cause for you to visit the Bodleian Library in Oxford this year, here’s Sheldon Tapestry Map of Oxfordshire, one of four tapestry maps of English counties commissioned in the late 16th century by Ralph Sheldon, is on display at the Bodleian’s Weston Library.

Three fragments of the earlier Tapestry Maps were purchased by the antiquary Richard Gough for £ and bequeathed by him to the Bodleian Library in His diary states 'I purchast for £ three fragments of these maps containing the inland counties of Hereford, Salop, Stafford, Worcester, Warwick, Gloucester and Oxford and part of.

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story of Sir George Calveley’s order for tapestry from Hyckes aroundthree others are 6 Hilary L. Turner, ‘A wittie devise’: the Sheldon tapestry maps belonging to the Bodleian Library’, Bodleian Library Record, vol, no.5, April Since writing this I have reconsidered the validity of previous.

Oxfordshire in Wool and Silk: Ralph ‘the Great’ Sheldon’s tapestry map of Oxfordshire the Sheldon tapestry maps belonging to the Bodleian Library, Oxford’, Bodleian Library Record, 17, no.5, April; H. Turner,‘The Sheldon Tapestry. Conservation of our Sheldon tapestries. On Tuesday 10 January, the Library’s Sheldon tapestry maps of Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire were cleaned as part of the initial phase of their restoration.

Four of these tapestry maps were made for the former Weston House in south Warwickshire in or aroundthe maps centred on Gloucestershire. Elizabethan tapestry map to be displayed at University of Oxford's Bodleian library Sheldon tapestry being installed by National Trust and Bodleian conservators in the new Western Library at Author: Maev Kennedy.

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Tapestry fragment woven in wool and silk, Sheldon Tapestry Workshops, possibly made in Warwickshire, ca. Labels and date. British Galleries: One specialty of the Sheldon workshops was their large tapestry maps. These were informative and colourful hangings showing place names and important landscape features.

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