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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)

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

Various sketched designs from the Odyssey

Various sketched designs from the Odyssey:
-pencil sketches on paper
-loose
-31.8 x 22.0 cm
-[on sketch] 'B2 / TEL / MENTOR' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'B3 / Tel / Mentor / Mentes(?)' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'BIV / Athena / Penelope / (?) / Medon' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Philomeledes who ? / Eidothea who ? / Thyesties how connected with / Ægysthus / Rhadamanthus who ? / (?) King of Sidon ? / Icarius who ? / Laertes' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Minerva desends to / Ithaca' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'BI / PHEMIUS / SUITORS / PENELOPE' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Ajax BIV' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'BVI / VLYSSES / NAVSICAA / VERGINS' (pencil note)

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)

Text

Text:
-pencil and coloured (black) pencil text on paper
-loose
-11.1 x 9.0 cm
-[text]: '[The cost of die (crossed out) / the sign of a medal / for 10 pounds and / the cost of a die / for such a medal'

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