Monday 15 July 2019

The Parsons of Bath - 18th Century Stone Carvers. Part 3.

The Parsons of Widcombe, Bath.

18th Century Stone Carvers.
Part 3.

Robert Parsons (1717 - 1790).

Thomas Parsons (1744 - 1813).

Some notes and photographs with particular reference to the pocketbook collection of drawings of designs by Thomas Parsons - A Collection of Vases Terms etc, Bath Central Library, B731.7 PAR 38:18

I am very grateful to the archivists at Bath Archives for allowing me access and to take the photograph here of this manuscript.

I have posted previously at some length on the 18th Century stone carvers of Widcombe, Bath, Somerset see:

The Urn on the left - two similar painted to simulate porphyry in the Pantheon at Stourhead



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