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Porter, Robert Ker, Sir, 1777-1842



Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777–1842), Scottish artist, author, diplomat, and traveller.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Album of watercolors and drawings.

Call Number: GEN MSS 831
Abstract: The collection primarily consists of an album filled with drawings, prints, ephemera, and manuscript poems, letters, dedicatory inscriptions, and notes collected or created by John Charles Denham. The album contains 107 small drawings and sketches in graphite, ink, and watercolor by prominent British artists from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries such as Richard Parkes Bonington, John Flaxman, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Paul Sandby, J. M. W. Turner, and Benjamin West, as well as...
Dates: 1777-1935 1790-1835, bulk 1790-1835

Letter : Hull, Yorkshire, to Sir William Sidney Smith, 1811 Jan 16

 Part of Collection — Box 42: [Barcode: 39002137225174], Folder: GROUP 1187, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:


Removed from Literary History of England, by Margaret Oliphant (London, 1882).

Dates: 1811 Jan 16