Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/250
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: GOSDEN, Thomas (1780-1843)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Gosden | Thomas | 1780-1843 | artist and illustrator
Thomas Gosden was born in 1780 and died in 1843. He was an artist and book illustrator; and it seems he ran a shop called the 'Sportsman's Repository', 18, Bedford Street, Covent Garden.
Scope and content/abstract:
Watercolour drawings of the grave monuments of 'celebrated persons' in London, Middlesex, Surrey and Kent, by Thomas Gosden.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Volume One: London and Middlesex; Volume Two: Surrey and Kent.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited in the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section, which merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
The British Library holds several of Gosden's illustrations of gravestones.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: August to October 2010.