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Delany, Mary, (1700-1788), artist and writer

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Alternative name(s):
  • Mary Granville (Maiden Name)
  • Mary Pendarves (Formerly known as)
Surname: Delany
Forenames: Mary
Gender: Female
Date: 1700-1788
History: Marriages: 1) 1718-1726 - Alexander Pendarves (1662–1726); 2) 1743-1768 - Patrick Delany (1686–1768)
Biography: ODNB link for Delany, Mary (1700-1788) nee Granville, afterwards Pendarves, Artist and Writer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P137171 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P7801 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Mary Delany Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Mary Delany
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
See Annual Report 1967-68, pp40-41
1751, 1770-86: letters to 1st Earl of Guilford
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 837 North
corresp incl letters to Miss Hamilton
Lewis Walpole Library
NRA 22338 Walpole Library
1718-33: letters (13) from Lord Lansdowne
Newport Central Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
flower mosaics (10 vols)
British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
See Bridson, Natural History MS Resources, 1980
flower mosaics (2 vols)
Royal Archives
1728-60: anthology of poems, vol of original drawings and MS of 'Marianna'
Indiana University: Lilly Library
See information from website