Hodgkin, John Eliot (1830 -1912)

John Eliot Hodgkin, of Richmond in Surrey, was a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and a collector of pottery and bric a brac. He published Rariora: being notes of some of the printed books, manuscripts [etc.] collected (1858 1900) by John Eliot Hodgkin in 3 vols. (London, 1902); Monograms, ancient and modern (London, 1866), an eccentric, shield shaped book; and, with Edith Hodgkin, Examples of early English pottery named dated and inscribed (London, 1891). His books and manuscripts were sold at auction by Sotheby's 12 28 May 1914.

Seat / Residence(s): Richmond, Surrey
Library Auction Details: Sotheby's (12 28 May 1914)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Hodgkin, John Eliot (1830 - 1912) (Stamp 1) Title: Hodgkin, John Eliot (1830 - 1912) (Stamp 1)
Arms: Argent a cross quarter pierced gules between five cinquefoils
Crest: An eagle rising wings inverted looking towards the sun
Helmet: Esquire
Dimensions (height x width): 64mm x 50mm
Heraldic Charges: cinquefoils (5), Heraldic Charges: cross quarterpierced between, Heraldic Charges: eagle rising, Heraldic Charges: sun
Hodgkin, John Eliot (1830 - 1912) (Stamp 2) Title: Hodgkin, John Eliot (1830 - 1912) (Stamp 2)
Dimensions (height x width): 56mm x 44mm
Monogram: J E H