Asheton Tonge Collection


Prints, drawings, paintings & photographs collected by William Asheton Tonge (1860-1936) of Disley and later of Tonge Hall, Middleton. Includes prints by George Cruickshank, pencil sketches by Phiz and Thomas Stothard, 18th-century prints published by George Virtue, 19th-century Baxter prints, and prints from the Vernon Gallery and Furne of Paris

Some of the more significant of these images have been catalogued and may be found in the Library’s Catalogue. Handlists exist for some of the other prints. Please contact us for more information.