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Richard Frederick Britten fonds
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- textual record
- graphic material
- multiple media
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
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- Britten, Richard Frederick
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4 cm of textual records, 7 cm of graphic material
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Name of creator
Richard Frederick Britten was a midshipman.
Purchased from Sotheby's in 1984.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of a sketchbook (see PDP05430), a photo album, a scrapbook, and a journal (1859-1863). The photograph album primarily contains photos of various sites in Europe as well as naval photographs of ships and crew.
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Accession number(s): 84-036; 198405-002
- The photograph album contains 251 b&w prints.
- The sketchbook contains 74 watercolours, 8 sketches, and 1 photograph.
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- Britten, Richard Frederick (Subject)