Davenport, Cyril, 1848-1941

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Birth 1848-06-05
Death 1941
Britons
English

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Cyril Davenport, 1848-1941, was a bookbinder and author who wrote extensively on the history of bookbinding. He also wrote on topics as diverse as jewelry design, architecture, heraldry, the English royal regalia, mezzotints and other methods of illustrative reproduction. While serving as Superintendant of Bookbindings at the British Museum, his collegues included C. P. Colnaghi, Richard Garnett and Theo Marzials.

From the description of Cyril Davenport scrapbooks relating to the history of bookbinding and design, 1847-1899, 1880-1890 (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 729752736

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  • Grand tours (Education)
  • Prints--Reproductions
  • Bookbinding
  • Bookbinding--History

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