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Porter, Sir Robert Ker, (1777-1842), Knight, painter and traveller

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Surname: Porter
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Robert Ker
Gender: Male
Date: 1777-1842
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Porter, Sir Robert Ker (1777-1842), Knight painter and traveller
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P157115 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P23239 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir Robert Ker Porter Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Robert Ker Porter
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1794-1842: corresp and papers
Kenneth Spencer Research Library
See NUC MS 60-1363
1801-28: (copies) letters, mainly to family members, with journals during travels in southern Russia and Persia (Phillipps MSS 14536, 14538, 14593, 14595-7, 14600, 14604, 14614, 14617, 14688, 14718-20, 14722, 14724, 14771-3, 15555, 15558, 17517)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1828-43: corresp and letterbooks
Indiana University: Lilly Library
NRA 23228

See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
1825-42: journals and letters rel mainly to period in Venezuela (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1805-49: journals and corresp
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 26791
1799: journal
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
1801-03: accounts and journal of paintings and social life (1 vol)
Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
1817-22: journals and notebooks
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1820-26: notes on Russia and Persia
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
synopsis of Marmion
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
c1796-1847: family corresp
Durham University Library and Collections
NRA 24542
1794-1842: letters (372) to family
Huntington Library
See Guide 1982
1817-20: corresp with Sir Robert Liston
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1821-40: (copies) letters
British Library, Manuscript Collections