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Skene, James (1775-1864), artist and antiquary

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Surname: Skene
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1775-1864
Biography: ODNB link for Skene, James (1775-1864), artist and antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134405 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P26316 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for James Skene
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
2
1825-32: artistic corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1992
3
further personal and family papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2002
4
1827-28: albums (2) of architectural drawings; portion of MS of The Ottoman Empire
Edinburgh Central Library
NRA 17573 Edinburgh Pub L
5
c1838-45: papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC Greece file (letter 10/6/96)
6
1836: notes rel to his drawings for Chambers' 'Reekiana'
Edinburgh Central Library
NRA 38890 Edinburgh CL
7
1832: drawings of scultpured Scottish monuments
Historic Environment Scotland (formerly RCAHMS)
8
1800-30: letters to James Skene or his representatives from his factors chiefly concerning the sale and residential development of the Rubislaw estate
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
9
1797-1817: letters (36) from Sir Alexander Boswell
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
10
1819-31: letters from Sir David Brewster
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
11
1804-34: letters (30) to GB Greenough
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 24838 Greenough
12
1805-35: corresp with Sir Walter Scott
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
13
diaries kept while in Greece
See information in published source
See HMC, Guide to the papers of British antiquaries and historians

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