Westwood, J.O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893

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Dates:
Birth 1805-12-22
Death 1893-01-02
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

British entomologist and paleographer, an authority on Anglo-Saxon and medieval manuscripts, and one of the pioneers in the publication of the pictures in illuminated manuscripts.

From the description of Sketches and proofs for Illuminated illustrations of the Bible : copied from select manuscripts of the Middle Ages, 1846-1847. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79821976

British entomologist and paleographer, an authority on Anglo-Saxon and medieval manuscripts.

From the description of Corrected proofs for Facsimiles of the miniatures and ornaments of Anglo-Saxon and Irish manuscripts / J. O. Westwood, 1867. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80691686

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Subjects:

  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Irish
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
  • Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo--Saxon

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  • Great Britain (as recorded)