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Thornhill, Sir James (1675-1734), Knight, Painter, MP

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Surname: Thornhill
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1675-1734
Biography: ODNB link for Thornhill, Sir James (1675-1734) Knight Painter MP
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P144738 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P28378 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir James Thornhill Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir James Thornhill
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1711: diary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
2
1711: sketchbook
Society of Antiquaries of London
See MW Barley, Guide to British topographical collections 1974
3
1711-17: diary and notebook
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 13466 V & A Museum
4
topographical mss
See information in published source
See MW Barley, Guide to British topographical collections 1974
5
c1700: design for a trompe l'oeil architectural perspective
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Annual return 1993
6
1720: design for a chimneypiece at Briggens, Stanstead Abbotts, Hertfordshire
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Annual Return 2007
7
1722-1723: letter rel to north rose window at Westminster Abbey and payments therefor
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room

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