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WAKGM : A1.91 1/52

The Gott Collection

A perspective view of the Castle of York

The Gott Collection was made by John Gott [1830-1906], Vicar of Leeds and later Bishop of Truro, and his father William Gott [1797-1863]. There are ten volumes, each approx 660mm by 520mm in size. They were bound by Mckenzie, 4 Crown Street, Westminster, in red Morocco super extra, tooled in gold. There are letters from B.T.Batsford, R.S. Garnett, and L.C. Braun dated May-June 1916 pinned to flyleaf of Volume I. The letters all pertain to the purchase of the volumes by Frank Green.

WAKGM : A1.91 1/52 : The Gott Collection
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ObjectIdentity
Number
WAKGM : A1.91 1/52
Institution
WAKGM
Identification
Classification
System
MART
Keyword
Yorkshire Castles
ObjectName
Keyword
The Gott Collection
Title
A perspective view of the Castle of York
BriefDescription
The Gott Collection was made by John Gott [1830-1906], Vicar of Leeds and later Bishop of Truro, and his father William Gott [1797-1863]. There are ten volumes, each approx 660mm by 520mm in size. They were bound by Mckenzie, 4 Crown Street, Westminster, in red Morocco super extra, tooled in gold. There are letters from B.T.Batsford, R.S. Garnett, and L.C. Braun dated May-June 1916 pinned to flyleaf of Volume I. The letters all pertain to the purchase of the volumes by Frank Green.
Production
Date
DateBegin
1748
DateEnd
1802
Person
Role
artist
PersonName
Basire, James
Note
(1730-1802)
Note
from a drawing by Haines
Association
Type
subject
Place
PlaceName
York
PlaceName
Yorkshire
PlaceName
UK
Description
Aspect
Part
medium
Type
material
KeywordList
Keyword
engraving
Aspect
Part
support
Type
material
KeywordList
Keyword
paper
Inscription
Method
pencil
Transcription
Drakes York Page 286
ObjectLocation
Location
Keyword
Keeper Of Art's Office at Wakefield Art Gallery
Recorder
PersonName
mm
Date
9.11.1998
Description
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Type
condition
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Aspect
Type
completeness
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Aspect
Part
frame
KeywordList
Aspect
Part
mount
KeywordList
Measurement
Part
sheet
Dimension
max. height
Reading
Value
282
Unit
mm
Measurement
Part
sheet
Dimension
max. width
Reading
Value
370
Unit
mm
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Part
frame
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max. depth
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Part
mount
Dimension
max. height
Measurement
Part
mount
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max. width
Measurement
Part
mount
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max. depth
Acquisition
Method
gift
Person
Role
from
PersonName
Green, Frank
Address
Date
1930
Transfer
Organisation
Role
exhibitor
LoanOut
Person
Role
borrower
Organisation
Role
borrower
Conservation
Person
Role
conservator
Reproduction
Method
digital camera
Type
identification
Filename
Gott1_52.jpg WAKGM : A1.91 1/52 : The Gott Collection
Organisation
Role
photographer
OrganisationName
North Yorkshire County Record Office
Date
DateBegin
12.2004
DateEnd
7.2005
Administration
ItemCategory
Type
collection
Keyword
Gott
Date
8.8.2007
Commentary
A perspective view of the Castle of York engraved by James Basire (1730-1802) from a drawing by Haines.