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Chadwyck Healey Collection [Artist: John Crowther]
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|Extent:||442 watercolours and drawings in 27 boxes|
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|Site Location:||London Metropolitan Archives|
|Format Type:||work of art: paper|
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Crowther, John (1837?-1902?)||Custodial History:||
Commissioned by Sir Charles Chadwyck-Healey in 1879 the watercolours comprising this collection were given to Guildhall in Library in 1961 by Sir Edward Chadwyck-Healey. In 2009 the collection was transferred with the prints, drawings and maps collections to LMA.
The Chadwyck-Healey Collection was augmented in 2012 by the addition of a watercolour by Samuel Prout, showing the house occupied by William Caxton near to Westminster Abbey. This was the gift of Sir Charles Edward Chadwyck-Healey
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A handlist of the collection with a note on Crowther was prepared by the LTS at the time of the 1947 display of the watercolours at Guildhall Art Gallery . A further selection of the drawings was shown in 1963, and in c2005 a two-part exhibition of selected drawings of interiors was held in Guildhall Library. Guildhall Library hold pamphlets and catalogues on the collection and these exhibitions.|