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Knight, Richard Payne, 1751-1824



  • Existence: February 11, 1751-April 23, 1824

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Album, circa 1826–1854

 Item — Box: Vol. 4
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed at front: "Mary Parker, 1829." Album reveals Mary’s ongoing interest in comic scenes, picturesque views, and fine art. It includes drawings from key tourist sites, such as Northern Italy’s Lago Maggiore and Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne, as well as a series of copies after works in the British Museum. These drawings occasionally identify the collection from which the artworks come; many are from the bequests of Reverend Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode (1730–1799) and Richard Payne Knight...
Dates: circa 1826–1854

Burney family collection

Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825

Mary Leighton Collection

Call Number: MSS 16
Overview: The collection comprises ten original sketchbooks, albums, and scrapbooks compiled by Mary Leighton and her children, 1824-1860.
Dates: 1824-1860

Letter to John Thomas Smith., 1819 January 29

 Item — Box: 2-442
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents: Asking Smith to show the Rembrandt etchings to Mr. Schippers (?), a "respectable inhabitant and public functionary of Bruxelles."
Dates: 1819 January 29

Letter to John Thomas Smith., undated

 Item — Box: 2-105
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents: Asking for two friends of his to see Mr. Payne Knight's Claudes (i.e. works by Claude Lorrain) if the Museum is open.
Dates: undated