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George Lloyd Album With digital objects
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Thebes, unidentified private tomb, decorative pattern from a boat-cabin

Decorative pattern from a boat-cabin, detail of a scene from an unidentified tomb at Thebes:
-pencil and watercolour drawing
-mounted
-35 x 24.9 cm
-[on recto of drawing/watercolour] 'Tomb near 9. / Gurna. Thebes. / 25th Sept 1843.' (pencil note)
-[on mount] 'W.C. / [encircled] 58' (pencil note)
-[on verso of drawing/watercolour] 'Part of a Naos in a boat. / This would make a handsome Lambris arranged in a straight / line. / 25th Sept 1843.' (pencil note)

Egypt, building with an archway

Entrance to a modern building with an archway, next to a tower-like structure with arches (or windows) on all four sides and a pyramidal roof, at an unidentified site in Egypt:
-unfinished pencil drawing
-mounted
-25.9 x 35.5 cm
-[on mount] '37' (pencil note)

Karnak, portrait of Ibrahim, the water-boy

Portrait of Ibrahim, the water-boy [sakka], standing next to a large water-jar on a stand, probably inside the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak:
-pencil drawing
-mounted
-26 x 35.5 cm
-[on mount] 'Ibrahiem the young Sakka Karnac.' (ink note)
-[on mount] '42' (pencil note)
-[on verso of drawing] 'Ibrahiem the young Sakka. / Karnac 26th June 1843.' (pencil note)

Karnak, Second Pylon, colossus of Ramesses II

The colossus of Ramesses II at the entrance to the Second Pylon, with the Portico of the Bubastides in the background, in the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak:
-pencil drawing
-mounted
-35.5 x 25.3 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'Gate of the Bubastites. Karnac. 5th July 1843.' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '43' (pencil note)

Karnak, Great Temple of Amun, unidentified scene, upper part of Tuthmosis III wearing the atef crown

Upper part of Tuthmosis III wearing the atef crown, from an unidentified ritual scene, probably in one of the rooms against the North girdle wall, in the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak:
-pencil drawing
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 101
-17.8 x 25.7 cm
-[on mount] '45' (pencil note)
-[on verso of drawing] 'Thothmes 3rd / Thothmes Mœris. / } / From a bas relief to the N W of the Colonnade / of the Reversed Capitals. / 13th-18th May 1843. / G Ll. / <cartouches of Tuthmosis III> (pencil note)

El-Qantara, Tell Abu Seifa, oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides, left side - left part

Oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides (called 'obelisk'), with dedication texts of Seti I and Ramesses II to Horus of Mesen commemorating Ramesses I, once at Tell Abu Seifa in el-Qantara, and now in Ismailia Museum, 2249; left side, left part, with scene at top with kneeling Ramesses I wearing the atef-crown, followed [presented?] by Horus (holding palm-rib) and a goddess, and remains of four columns of text below and two lines of text at the bottom [drawn separately]:
-pencil drawing
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 107
-17.8 x 25.8 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'No 1 b. / 5f. 2 in / 1ft 6 in / a / a - 1ft. 7 in - 1f. 8 in / 1ft. / x' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '50' (pencil note)

Saqqara, camel standing beneath a palm tree

Camel standing beneath a palm tree, with a tall-necked vessel in the foreground, at Saqqara:
-pencil drawing
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 127 and Lloyd MSS 128
-12.2 x 17.5 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'Saccara. 4 Dec. 1842' (pencil note)#
-[on mount] '71' (pencil note)

El-Qantara, Tell Abu Seifa, oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides, front - scene

Oblong base of quartzite monument with tapering sides (called 'obelisk'), with dedication texts of Seti I and Ramesses II to Horus of Mesen commemorating Ramesses I, once at Tell Abu Seifa in el-Qantara, and now in Ismailia Museum, 2249; front, with remains of a scene with kneeling Seti I offering water to Horus:
-pencil drawing
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 133
-17.8 x 25.8 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'The underside of the Obelisk at Abu Saiffie / 13th Feb 1843. / x' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '76' (pencil note)

Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, tomb of Amenemhet (TT 82), a priest and a priestess

A priest, wearing a long cloak and carrying a staff, and a priestess, from the funeral cortege accompanying the sarcophagus which is being dragged to the tomb, in the tomb of Amenemhet (TT 82), temp. Tuthmosis III, at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna in Thebes:
-pencil tracing
-mounted
-30.5 x 36.9 cm
-[on mount] '2' (pencil note)
-[on verso of tracing] 'No 13.' (pencil)

Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100), two men collecting water from a pool

Two men in a pool collecting water in large jars (for brick-making), detail from a scene in the tomb of Rekhmire (TT 100), temp. Tuthmosis III to Amenophis II, at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna in Thebes:
-pencil tracing with edges folded in on two sides (top and right)
-mounted
-35.2 x 45.6 cm
-[on recto of tracing] 'Taking fish out of a tank. / Tomb at Thebes. / No. 35 ? / 10th July 1843.' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '3' (pencil note)
-[on verso of tracing] 'No. 12' (pencil note)

Design for 'Sketches of Ancient Egyptian Sculpture and Painting'

Design for a title-page for Lloyd's 'Sketches of Ancient Egyptian Sculpture and Painting' with the goddess Seshat and Maat, which are based on two other drawings in the same album (see Lloyd MSS 103 and Lloyd MSS 104):
-pencil drawing
-loose item, originally a tipped-in page perhaps for this album, with remains of mounting-strip on right side of verso
-25 x 34.9 cm (excluding mounting-strip)
-[on drawing] 'SKETCHES OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN SCULPTURE AND PAINTING' (pencil note)

Explanatory note on design

Explanatory note on design:
-pencil handwritten text
-loose item, originally a tipped-in page perhaps for this album, with remains of mounting-strip on right side
-25.5 x 34.9 cm (including mounting-strip)
-[text] 'I have drawn this simply as a title for my sketches. / The semicircle at the top, excepting the Cartouches / is from the doorway of the first vaulted Chamber / in the temple of El Assasief erected by Amensä / the mother of Thothmes 3rd. The other part is mere / composition. On the right is Thmai or Truth, and / on the left Safrä, the Goddess of Letters. The characters / are ornamented with the emblems of Lower and / Upper Egypt. The Cartouches are for Our Lady / Victoria, when I can get those from Birche's work. / 27th July sketched / 1st August finished / } / 1843 / { / G Lloyd. / Gurna / Thebes.'

Cover

-Original cloth-binding re-backed retaining original half roan spine
-33 x 44 cm
-Traces of a (now lost) album title-plate, which measured 10.5 x 6 cm, on exterior of front cover board.

Abu Tufla, Tarfu tree (tamarisk)

A Tarfu tree (tamarisk) at Abu Tufla:
-watercolour
-mounted
-35.3 x 25.9 cm
-[on mount] Tarfu Mee near the Well at Abu Tufla.' (ink note)
-[on mount] encircled '4' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'Tarfu Tree near the Well at Abu Tuflä / between Salahiah and Bir Abu ruk / 31st Jan. 1st Feb. 1843.' (pencil note)

Cairo, Mausoleum of Amir Tankizbugha in the Northern Cemetery

Mausoleum of Amir Tankizbugha in the Northern Cemetery of Cairo:
-watercolour
-mounted
-35.2 x 25.7 cm
-[on recto of watercolour] 'النجعاوية' {= Al-Tanjizawia} (ink note)
-[on mount] 'The Mosque Etingozamēa to the E. of the Citadel - Cairo.' (ink note)
-[on mount] encircled '9' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'The Mosque Etingezawēa to the E. of the Citadel / Cairo / 13th Dec 1842.' (pencil note)

Giza, Pyramids of Khafra [Khephren] and Menkaure with the Tomb of Khentkaus in the foreground

Giza, the Pyramids of Khafra [Khephren] and Menkaure with the Tomb of Khentkaus in the foreground:
-watercolour
-mounted
-35.3 x 25.7 cm
-[on mount] 'The second & third Pyramids of Gizeh. Sunrise. / The building in the centre is an old Tomb / Sketch taken from the Well S of the great Pyramid.' (ink note)
-[on mount] encircled '10' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'The second and third Pyramids of Gizeh. / Sunrise. 2 Dec. 1842. The building in the centre is an old Tomb. / Sketch taken from the Well S. of the Great Pyramid, near / our tent.' (pencil note)

Egypt, women collecting water from the Nile

Women collecting water from the Nile, on the bank behind and above are domestic buildings including a pigeon tower, unidentified site in Egypt:
-watercolour
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 026
-16.9 x 24.7 cm
-[on recto of watercolour] 'Study' (pencil note)
-[on mount] encircled '25' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] '24th April 1843.' (pencil note)

Bilbeis, man with recumbent camel

A man with recumbent camel at Bilbeis:
-watercolour
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 029 and Lloyd MSS 030
-17.4 x 12.1 cm
-[on mount] encircled '31' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'Belbeis. / 22 Jan. 1843.' (pencil note)

Bitter Lakes area, tomb of Sheikh Anedid

Tomb of Sheikh Anedid in the Bitter Lakes area:
-watercolour
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 034
-17.4 x 12.1 cm
-[on watercolour] 'Scheich Anedid 30th Janry. 1843' (ink note)
-[on mount] encircled '35' (pencil note)

Abu Zaabal, a common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

A common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) (probably this) at Abu Zaabal:
-watercolour
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 037 and Lloyd MSS 038
-17.5 x 12.2 cm
-[on watercolour] 'Abu Zaable. 11th Janry 1843' (ink)
-[on mount] '36' (pencil note)

Egypt, view of a wadi

View of a wadi at an unidentified site in Egypt:
-watercolour
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 036 and Lloyd MSS 038
-17.5 x 12.1 cm
-[on mount] 'Sketch for an Effect.' (ink note)
-[on mount] '37' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'Sketch for an Effect. / Jan. 1842.' (pencil note)

Abu Zaabal, three studies of foxes

Three studies of foxes at Abu Zaabal. Top scene: fox, presumably dead, lying on the ground; middle scene: dead fox, strung-up by back-legs; bottom scene: a mountainous desert scene with two foxes:
-watercolours
-mounted, together with Lloyd MSS 039, Lloyd MSS 040 and Lloyd MSS 042
-12.2 x 17.5 cm
-[on recto of watercolour] 'Abu Zaabel.' (pencil note)
-[on watercolour/mount] '41' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] '[Abu Zaabel. 14th Jan: 1843.]' (pencil note)

Karnak, Temple of Khonsu, view from the roof looking East towards the Theban Hills

View from the roof of the Temple of Khonsu at Karnak, looking East towards the Theban Hills, with an indication to the 'Colossi of Memnon':
-watercolour
-mounted
-35.5 x 26 cm
-[on mount] 'The Mountains of Eurna / from the platform of the Temple of Khons, Karnac.' (ink note)
-[on mount] '48' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'The Mountains of Gurna / From the platform of the Pronaos of the Temple of Khons. / Karnac 21st May 1843.' (pencil note)

Karnak, Great Temple of Amun, view of the precinct from the East

View of the precinct of the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak from the East; in the foreground are two young shepherds with sheep or goats:
-watercolour
-mounted
-35 x 24.9 cm
-[on mount] 'Ruins of Karnac from the E pylon.' (ink note)
-[on mount] '53' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'Ruins of Karnac, from the E. pylon. / 26th June 1843.' (pencil note)

Karnak, a young boy seated on the ground beneath two date palms

A young boy seated on the ground beneath two date palms, in the village near the Eastern Pylons of the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak:
-watercolour
-mounted
-26 x 35.5 cm
-[on mount] 'Date Trees from the Grove at the small Village / near the Eastern Pylon.' (ink note)
-[on mount] '56' (pencil note)
-[on verso of watercolour] 'Date trees, from the Grove at the / small village near the Eastern Pylon. / 27th June 1843.' (pencil note)

Karnak, Great Temple of Amun, Festival Temple (Akhmenu), unidentified scene, Thutmosis III purifying ithyphallic Amun-Re with water

Thutmosis III, accompanied by his ka, purifying ithyphallic Amun-Re with water, scene from the Festival Temple (Akhmenu) in the Great Temple of Amun at Karnak (specific scene not identified):
-pencil drawing
-mounted
-35.5 x 26 cm
-[on mount] 'Thothmes 3d from the Palace Karnac' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '7' (pencil note)
-[on verso of drawing] 'Thothmes 3rd / From a bas relief in the private apartments of the Palace / of Thothmes 3rd. Karnac 5th July 1843.' (pencil note)

Thebes, Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, tomb of Amenhotep-si-se (TT 75), three seated female musicians

Three female musicians seated on the ground, one playing the double-pipe and the other two clapping, from a scene in the tomb of Amenhotep-si-se (TT 75), temp. Thutmosis IV, at Sheikh Abd el-Qurna in Thebes:
-pencil drawing
-mounted
-35 x 24.9 cm
-[on recto of drawing] 'Tomb near 17. / 2nd Sept 1843.' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '25' (pencil note)
-[on verso of drawing] 'These women are under the others which I have copied / playing on the Harp, the double pipe, the lute and / the onestringed mandolin. Their faces have been / I believe also purposely defaced, and whoever traced / those above has used sealing wax to fasten the / paper.' (pencil note)

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