The sale on 1-2 July 1879 was described in its frontispiece as

'Catalogue of Antiquities and Works of Art, including the collection of The Baron Heath ... and The Museum of Romano-British Pottery and Roman personal ornaments formed by the late Mr James Medhurst, of Worthing and Weymouth; comprising vessels in terra cotta, bronze figures &c, cinerary urns, early Roman implements, beads, Roman coins, and also a collection of antique glass from Cyprus ... which will be sold at auction by Messrs Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge ... On Tuesday the 1st day of July 1879 and following Day at One O'Clock precisely.

The annotated auctioneer's sale catalogue, of which the Pitt Rivers Museum has a photocopy of the frontispiece held by the Bodleian, does not contain details of what Fox is known to have purchased.

AP May 2012

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