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Hourglass design

Hourglass design:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 42.5
-14.5 x 15.9 cm
-[on sketch] 'FUTURE / N - O / PAST' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'FU' (pencil note, erased)
-[on sketch] 'PRESENT' (pencil note)

Ewer and lamp design

Ewer and lamp design:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 42.10
-18.3 x 16.7 cm
-[on sketch] 'PRUDENCE' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'PR' (pencil note, erased)
-[on sketch] '[P]RUD - ENCE' (pencil note, erased)

Two men wrestling

Two men wrestling:
-pencil and carbon drawing on paper
-mounted
-18.7 x 27.2 cm
-[on drawing] 'An 1816' (pencil note)

Note on a marble statue in the collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell and on the artistic representation of the effects of alcohol in the human body

Note on a marble statue in the collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell and on the artistic representation of the effects of alcohol in the human body:
-pencil text on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 43.1
-11.1 x 18.1 cm
-[text] 'Statue of a man sleeping on a / wine skin in Pentelic marble. / S of this proper line long wide This statue in the / collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell is of excellent sculpture and probably / by an Athenian artist since it / is [made (crossed out)] carved out of a marble found in / the vicinity of Athens. / Very early indeed did the thinking and in / telligent man of antiquity such as poets / painters and sculptors describe and / pourtray [each in (crossed out)] with admirable truth the effects / of persistant indulgence in alcoholic / beverages on the intellect and on the / external configuration of the human body / X They indeed had more [than we have (crossed out)] and better'

Note on a marble statue in the collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell and on the artistic representation of the effects of alcohol in the human body (continuation), with two sketches of a big-bellied man

Note on a marble statue in the collection of Dr Lee of Hartwell and on the artistic representation of the effects of alcohol in the human body (continuation), with two sketches of a big-bellied man:
-pencil note on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 43.1
-11.1 x 18.1 cm
-[text] 'opportunities of delineating its effects / on the contour of the human fabric / [from the constant exposure(crossed out) nature of the (crossed out)] the costume (sic = custom) / X The of those days in the hot climates / of Greece and Egypt being seldom more / than a single piece of cotton or woollen / cloth which was thrown about the body / at the will or caprice of the wearer [always (crossed out)] most / generally leaving a considerable portion of its / surface to the action of light and air and / thus giving an opportunity to sculptor and painter to / make himself familiar with the configuration of the human body / under all circumstances and this is perhaps what made / them such masters [of (crossed out)] in the art of sculpture / and very early ...(?) X and as this beautiful / work ...(?) been it puortrays so faithfully / the effect of his soul(?) indulgence in alcohol / [to (crossed out)] this [truth of which we are (crossed out)] / [all … … …(?) (crossed out)] We scarcely need the aid / of the wine skin on which the figure is reclining in his / drunken offers(?) to inform us of the imbibe of the above in a salty eye the figure [we need not (crossed out)] the fulsome work of / [to …(?) (crossed out)] the abdomen scarcely covered scalp the ample beard / sufficiently'

Designs

Portfolio entitled 'Designs / JB'
Pencil note: '3'
Ink table of contents on piece of paper glued to cover:
-'3' (pencil note)
-'1 Sthodart's Canterbury arranged for / sculpture'
-'2 Days of the Week as seals'
-'3'
-'[4 (crossed out)] 5 Ruined Pylon Karnak / Transferred to another book'
-'6 (added over 5) 7 Quarrantine Marseilles / Transferred do do'
-'7 (added over 6) 8 Profile sculpture St Jacques Bruges'
-'8 (added over 7) 9 Outline priest men playing long / trumpets supported on the shoulders / of others'
-'9 (added over 8) 10 Design for Rail road Seal'.

Profile of woman from Tomb of the de Gros Family (1530) in St James' Church, Bruges, Belgium, with sketch of tomb

Profile of woman from Tomb of the de Gros Family (1530) in St James' Church, Bruges, Belgium, with sketch of tomb:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi 0MSS 44.12
-16.8 x 24.1 cm
-[on sketch] 'St Jacques Bruges / Recumbent effigy / of Lady, daughter to / parents lying / above'
-[on mount] '8' (ink note)

Europe uniting Asia and America

Europe uniting Asia and America:
-pencil sketch on paper
-mounted
-26.6 x 32.0 cm
-[on sketch] 'AMERICA' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'EVROPA' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'ASIA' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'J Bonomi del.' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Europe uniting Asia and America / She extends to them Commerce and Peace / The wheels indicate the means, viz, the rail road' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'America youthful / attired in the costume / of the Mexicans stands / on the right of Europe / the position that / continent has with / respect to [Europe (crossed out) / others (crossed out)] the other two' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Asia more matronly / attired in more ample / garments stands on / the left of Europe' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Europe younger than / Asia wears the mural / crown surmounted by / a dome and a cross as / this division of the earth / entirely Xtian' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '10' (ink note)

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