CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3470/16
TitlePapers of George Tomlinson, 1st Bishop of Gibraltar
Date19th century
Extent89 items
Administrative HistoryGeorge Tomlinson, the first Bishop of Gibraltar, was married to Charles' daughter. He died in 1863.
DescriptionFive boxes of notes, drawings and correspondence concern his fascination with ancient Egypt, with sketches of cartouches, stelae and hieroglyphs predominating. He also produced squeezes, pressed paper images of bas-reliefs, and some of these still carry remnants of the pigment from the wall paintings.
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