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Lighthouse design with colossal statue of Britannia with trident and shield

Lighthouse design with colossal statue of Britannia with trident and shield:
-pencil sketch on tracing paper, and ink plan with annotations (original)
-loose
-13.0 x 26.3 cm
-[on sketch] 'BRITANNIA LUCIFERA' (pencil note)
-[on original plan] 'Elm tree blown down' (ink note)
-[on original plan] 'h.487' (ink note)
-[on original plan] 'Riverside Meadow' (ink note)
-[on original plan] 'Pleasure Ground' (ink note)

Letter

Letter:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-11.3 x 18.3 cm
-[text]:
'21 May 1862
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields
My dear Sir
This moment in the receipt of yours
of this date
The materials for a perspective
view of the Schools have been
in the hands of a draughtsman
there several weeks. Tomorrow
if I am well enough (after the
Duke's party this evening) I will
call to see if it be done
Your obedient Servant
Joseph Bonomi
John Lee Esq(?) LLD
x x x'

Slaves working in the mines

Slaves working in the mines:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-39.7 x 24.9 cm
-[on sketch] 'No 5 -' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Slaves working in the Mines' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Two Egyptian soldiers' (ink note)

Design of pediment in grid

Design of pediment in grid, with some parallels with the East Pediment of the Parthenon:
-pencil and ink (purple) sketch on paper
-loose
-22.7 x 28.6 cm

Winged Muse with lyre

Winged Muse with lyre:
-pencil and watercolour (blue, pink, brown) drawing on paper, with sketched musical instrument, wings and left hand, with pricked marks for pouncing technique
-loose
-19.0 x 25.4 cm

Alnwick Fountain and continuation of text on church at Alnwick

Alnwick Fountain and continuation of text on church at Alnwick:
-ink sketch and text on paper
-loose
-15.7 x 11.5 cm
-[on sketch] 'Fountain Alnwick' (ink note)
-[text]:
'The roof of the nave was
restored in 1781 owing no doubt
to its threat(e)ning an invasion
of the pavement from the walls
injuditious alteration
having been weakened by throwing
2 arches into one in order to
[(?) (crossed out)] exhibit the [(?) (crossed out)] pulpit to
[all (crossed out)] the people in every corner
of the church the (?)'

Text on church at Alnwick

Text on church at Alnwick:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-15.7 x 11.5 cm
-[text]:
'The church at Alnwick a gothic building
once a beautiful and highly adorned
edifice but now from the injuditious
additions and alterations especially
that usual one of taking away
pillars in order to make the pulpit
more generally seen from all corners
of the church [thus (crossed out)] by throwing two arches
into one thus [weak (crossed out] increas
ing the lateral pressure endangering
the roof which perhaps on that
account [has been restored in the (crossed out)] it was found
[ornamental gothic (crossed out)] necessary
to restore in the side isles
however the original oak beams remain'

Incomplete note

Incomplete note:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-11.6 x 11.3 cm
-[text] '(?) to denounce all this can be c- / thus is as(?) (?)'

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