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H 245 x W 175 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Feb 2017
Biography; Antiquary; Antiquarian; Folk; Folklore; Morris Dancing; Percy Manning; Oxford; Oxfordshire; Oxon; Museum Studies; Collections; Heritage; Local History
Edited by Michael Heaney
This volume provides the first detailed biography Percy Manning (1870-1917), an Oxford antiquary who amassed enormous collections about the history of Oxford and Oxfordshire.
Preface; Introduction; 1: Percy Manning – A Life (Michael Heaney); 2: Bibliography of Works by Percy Manning (Michael Heaney); 3: Percy Manning’s Archaeological Survey of Oxfordshire (Alison Roberts); 4: The Lost Undercroft at Duckington’s Inn and other Oxford Tavern-undercrofts in Context (David Clark); 5: Percy Manning: A Collector of Medieval Earthenware Paving Tiles (Maureen Mellor); 6: Percy Manning’s Picture Collection (Julian Munby); 7: Percy Manning, Thomas Carter and the Revival of Morris Dancing (Michael Heaney); 8: Manning’s Mummers’ Plays (Peter Millington); 9: ‘Good Morning Ladies and Gentlemen’: Songs, Music and Musical Instruments in the Percy Manning Collection (Alice Little); 10: Percy Manning Contextualized: How Manning’s Collection of Lighting in the Pitt Rivers Museum Tells Us More about the Man, his Collection and its Context (Faye Belsey and Madeleine Ding); 11: Manning’s Curiosity Projected into the 21st Century (Brian Durham); Index