Record

LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MBS/1/OXF/60/2
TitleWalter Curson, esquire, in armour and wife, Isabel, circa 1540
Extent1 item
Date1937
DescriptionRubbing of brass female effigy known to have been an earlier engraving altered to suit the subject of later date; part of marginal inscription in Latin with words interspersed with skull and crossbones; dog at her feet; two shields. Rubbing made by J.A.Barker.
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionPaper, folded; surface dirt and slight foxing; old repairs with pressure sensitive tape on reverse
Dimensions: 299 x 50.5 cms
Custodial HistoryFormerly in the collection of Keith Train and subsequently in the collection of J. Roger Greenwood; MBS 5589
Publication NoteThis brass is cited and described in Mill Stephenson, 'A List of Monumental Brasses in the British Isles' (1964): Waterperry II; and in John Page-Phillips, 'Palimpsests The Backs of Monumental Brasses' (1980): 16 70 L1-L4