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[Sketchbook of Pompeii].

Author: William Gell, Sir
Publisher: [ca. 1830]
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Original artwork : Picture   Archival Material : English
Publication:Halsted B. Vander Poel Campanian Collection, circa 1570-1997
Summary:
This sketchbook appears to be part of Gell's research for the 1832 revised edition of Pompeiana. The drawings in pen, ink and watercolor include general views, architectural details, frescoes, mosaics, house plans, inscriptions and objects from the site. The sketchbook also includes extensive notes for the new edition. Both the drawings and the notes focus on material discovered during the excavations conducted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sketchbooks
Material Type: Graphic, Original artwork, Picture, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Gell, Sir
OCLC Number: 123408312
Notes: Title devised.
Description: 1 v. (60 leaves) : pen, ink, watercolor ; 20.0 x 12.5 cm.

Abstract:

This sketchbook appears to be part of Gell's research for the 1832 revised edition of Pompeiana. The drawings in pen, ink and watercolor include general views, architectural details, frescoes, mosaics, house plans, inscriptions and objects from the site. The sketchbook also includes extensive notes for the new edition. Both the drawings and the notes focus on material discovered during the excavations conducted between 1826 and 1829.

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