Raper, Matthew (1741 -1826)

Matthew Raper of Wendover Dean in Buckinghamshire and Wimpole Street, London. A Fellow of the Royal Society, he succeeded Daniel Lysons as Director of the Society of Antiquaries. He wrote An enquiry into the measure of the Roman foot. London [n.d.] His library was sold at Sotheby's 12 March 1827.

Seat / Residence(s): Wendover Dean, Buckinghamshire
Library Auction Details: Sotheby's (12 March 1827)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Raper, Matthew (1741 - 1826) (Stamp 1) Monogram: M R
Crest: An antelope's head erased per fess wavy or and azure
Heraldic Charges: antelope's head