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HORNE, Herbert Percy (1864-1916)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1370 WIA, Herbert Horne
Held at: Warburg Institute
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Full title: HORNE, Herbert Percy (1864-1916)
Date(s): c 1883-1886
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Horne | Herbert Percy | 1864-1916 | architect, art collector and art historian


Administrative/Biographical history:

Herbert Horne was born in London, 1864 and worked there as an architect, in partnership with A H Mackmurdo, during the 1880s and early 1890s. From the mid 1890s onwards he worked more on Italian art history, moving to Florence permanently in about 1904. He died in 1916.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Herbert Horne, architect and art historian, c 1883-1886, including correspondence with Grace Parkinson and some correspondence with Aby Warburg. Topics covered include: Italian Renaissance Art: Botticelli, Uccello and Piero di Cosimo.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Sorted and arranged.

Conditions governing access:

Archive material is accessible for the purpose of private study and personal research and within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Archive reading room. Access is with permission from the Institute Director and by prior appointment only. Potential users are advised to browse the Institute website and contact the Archivist, Dr des Claudia Wedepohl, before planning a visit. Access to individual items in the Warburg Institute Archives may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies, at the discretion of the archivist, may be provided for research use only (working papers: up to 10% of any archive pressmark; correspondence by authors for whom the department doesn't hold copyright: up to 10% of the institutes holdings). Traditional photography is allowed at the discretion of the archivist, no digital cameras. Scans and digital photographs can be ordered at the discretion of the archivist. Requests to publish original material have to be submitted to the Archivist.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available on-line at the University of London Research Services website

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Given to Fritz Saxl by Henry Harris, 1944.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Apr 2008

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