Julia Conyers album, ca. 1769-1830.

Title
Julia Conyers album, ca. 1769-1830.
Author
Wrottesley, Julia Conyers Wrottesley, Baroness, -1860.

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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailable*Pforz BT (Lamb, C. P.) 01Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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1 volume (46 leaves) : ill.; 31 cm.
Note
  • An album formerly owned by Julia Conyers (later Lady Wrottesley), containing artwork by her and others, including five watercolors by Caroline Lamb. The volume includes pencil and ink wash drawings, watercolors, silhouettes, one oil painting, and a few tipped-in manuscript pages.
  • Bound in contemporary boards with a leather backstrip; a later owner's notes in ink on the front cover begin, "Probaby [sic] the property of Julia Conyers ..."; notes in the same hand appear on a few pages within the album.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Julia Conyers was born in 1781 or 1782, the daughter of John Conyers, a well known sportsman and the "Master of the Essex Hunt." Upon Julia's birth, the Conyerses had resided at Copt (now Copped) Hall, Essex, England, for several generations. On 27 August 1811 she married Captain John Astley Bennet (1778-1812) of the Royal Navy. On 19 May 1819 she married the politician John Wrottesley (1771-1841), who was advanced to the House of Lords in 1838 with the title of Baron Wrottesley of Wrottesley. The Dowager Lady Wrottesley died at Clifton, near Bristol, on 29 September 1860, at age 78. She was buried at Tettenhall, in Wolverhampton.
Call Number
*Pforz BT (Lamb, C. P.) 01
OCLC
388444924
Author
Wrottesley, Julia Conyers Wrottesley, Baroness, -1860. Former owner
Title
Julia Conyers album, ca. 1769-1830.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Julia Conyers was born in 1781 or 1782, the daughter of John Conyers, a well known sportsman and the "Master of the Essex Hunt." Upon Julia's birth, the Conyerses had resided at Copt (now Copped) Hall, Essex, England, for several generations. On 27 August 1811 she married Captain John Astley Bennet (1778-1812) of the Royal Navy. On 19 May 1819 she married the politician John Wrottesley (1771-1841), who was advanced to the House of Lords in 1838 with the title of Baron Wrottesley of Wrottesley. The Dowager Lady Wrottesley died at Clifton, near Bristol, on 29 September 1860, at age 78. She was buried at Tettenhall, in Wolverhampton.
Added Author
Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828. Artist
Wrottesley, Julia Conyers Wrottesley, Baroness, -1860. Artist
Research Call Number
*Pforz BT (Lamb, C. P.) 01
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