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Diagram and frieze patterns

Diagram and frieze patterns:
-pencil sketches on paper
-loose
-16.0 x 36.0 cm
-[on sketch] '4.7 3/4' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] '20 3/4 1/16' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Tracings of figures and (?)' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'w' [= white] (pencil note)

Diagram of the pediment of the temple of Jupiter at Elis

Diagram of the pediment of the temple of Jupiter at Elis:
-ink sketch on paper
-loose
-21.6 x 7.3 cm
-[on sketch] 'all the figures are the work of a Peonian of Meride a town of Thrace' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Pediment of the temple of Jupiter Olympius Elis' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Pausanius. BV. Description of Elis' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'CLADÉE' / 'UNKNOWN' / 'UNKNOWN' / 'MYRTIL' / 'STEROPE' / 'ŒNOMAUS' / 'JUPITER' / 'PELOPS' / 'HIPPODAMIA' / 'L'ECUYER CILLA or SPHERUS' / '1 - 2 } PALFRENIERS' / 'ALPHEE' (ink labels)

Diagrams with measurements for clothing shown in Bonomi MSS 35.7-9

Diagrams with measurements for clothing shown in Bonomi MSS 35.7-9:
-pencil diagrams and sketches on paper
-glued to page containing Bonomi MSS 36.2-3
-27.2 x 38.4 cm
-[on recto] 'the buttons are fixed on the front piece and the button holes which are closer together than the buttons on the front piece is evident in the drawing(?) are all tight backing(?) and hang in folds in front' (pencil note)
-[on recto] 'all the measurements considered will bring it nearly to a square piece The figure' (pencil note)

Diana appearing in a dream to sick Arsinoe

Diana appearing in a dream to sick Arsinoe:
-partially inked pencil sketch on paper, with glued-on flap
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 41.20
-36.4 x 22.5 cm
-[on flap] 'Three Egyptian gods' (pencil note)
-[on flap] 'Diana' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'No 15' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Diana tells Arsinoe that the removal of her statue from Syria / to Egypt was the cause of her illness.' (ink note)

Diary - typescript of extracts

Carbon-copy(?) typescript of extracts from Joseph Bonomi's diary, entries for periods in Egypt dating between 25 March 1829 and 26 May 1934 (with gaps), with a preface containing an account of the life of Joseph Bonomi from a memoir by William Simpson for the Society of Biblical Archaeology.

Typescript of Joseph Bonomi's diary, entries for the period with Lepsius in Egypt dating between 15 November 1842 and 3 February 1843.

Different representations of child kings, from a temple relief (probably the mammisi of a Graeco-Roman temple, not identified) or composed from different sources

Different representations of child kings, from a temple relief (probably the mammisi of a Graeco-Roman temple, not identified) or composed from different sources:
-pencil sketch, with ink marks, on tracing paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 49.24 and Bonomi MSS 49.25
-22.9 x 12.6 cm

Dog

Dog:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 46.9
-12.1 x 5.7 cm

Dog

Dog in profile:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-22 x 14.3 cm

Door and architrave design, with measurements

Door and architrave design, with measurements:
-ink drawing with ink (orange) wash on paper
-loose
-20.4 x 28.0 cm
-[on drawing] 'House' (ink note)
-[on drawing] 'Door & architrave' (ink note)
-[on drawing] '8 feet 1 inch' (ink note)
-[on drawing] '8 feet 10 inches' (ink note)
-[on drawing] 'Dr Sir / I beg to present to the institute of B architects / a copy [cast (crossed out)] of the obelisk of Karnak which I [(replacing) was] executed for Ld Prudhoe / I hope as an architectural decoration it may not be unworthy of a place in the rooms of / the Institute' (pencil note)
-[on drawing] 'a cast [taken from (crossed out)] proper(?) a model [executed in slate of the (crossed out)] of the great obelisk at Carnac which I [(replacing) was] executed in slate / conduction inspection [at the expense (crossed out)] for [(replacing) of] Lord Prudhoe' (pencil note)
-[on drawing] 'be unworthy of a place in the rooms of the institute' (pencil note)

Draft of a letter

Draft of a letter:
-pencil text on paper
-loose
-28.3 x 8.0 cm
-[text]:
'My Lord Duke
I inclose according to your request
the three italian drawings [and three (crossed out)]
modifications of three designs [as well as (crossed out)] and one as a substitute for the arched chimney piece
a drawing of the chimney piece at Syon
with its modification. If your Grace
approves [of Syon modification and you (crossed out) / of any of them(?) the working (crossed out)] the working drawings could be made either here or in Rome from
[the sketches sufficiently indicate the design (crossed out)]
the small drawings
desire to send to Italy [a cast of the (crossed out)] the details
[new(?) figure of the boy and the mouldings (crossed out)]
I would [be (crossed out)] undertake superintend[ing (crossed out)] the casting
of the boy and the mouldings'

Drawings Egypt

Portfolio entitled 'Drawings Egypt / JB'
Pencil note: '15' (by Bonomi)
Red pencil note at top right corner: encircled 'E' (reference to previous arrangement, almost certainly introduced by Dr Moss)
Pencil note: 'Various - mostly Thebes' (underlined) (almost certainly by Dr Moss)

Ink table of contents with some pencil notes on piece of paper partially glued to cover:
-'1 Alphabet'
-'2 Three pieces some women and a child from / a tomb at Thebes (underlined in pencil) / Pillar of a tomb at Sakkara / Name on Trail's block of Basalt'
-'3 Name on a tablet Cairo / Name of the Faioum'
-'4 Note'
-'5 Hierogs invented by Birch'
-'6 Hierogs found at Carthage'
-'7 Name of places mentioned in the Bible / in and near Egypt'
-'8 Hieroglys on the stem of a head rest / Walter Hawkins'
-'9 Bull Great Court Medinet Haboo'
-'10 Tracing of a soul being weighed Tomb Thebes'
-'11 Beautiful outline Memnonion Zodiac Chart(?) (crossed out with pencil)'
-'Design restoration / restorations' (pencil additions above 11)

Pencil notes partially covered by piece of paper glued to cover: 'This is a / rubbing / from some / Hieroglyphics / found among / the ruins of / Carthage / Given to me in Egypt'

Pencil note on small piece of paper mounted on verso of cover: 'Ask Prisse where lives / the man who cuts paper / inscriptions'
Pencil note on small piece of paper mounted on verso of cover: 'Lahaf / Vermilion / House'.

Drawings Various

Portfolio entitled 'Drawings / Various / JB.'
Pencil notes: 'Designs & Mottos / Not Complete / Vol 2'
Pencil note: 'Perspective etc.' (almost certainly by Dr Moss).

Drawings of Sudan (between the 2nd and 3rd Cataracts of the Nile)

Portfolio entitled 'Drawings Egypt. / JB / Above the 2nd Cataract'
Pencil note: 'Above the 2d Cataract'
Pencil note: '11 (second 1 added over 6)'
Ink table of contents (not complete) on piece of paper glued to cover:
-'1 Boats above the 2d Cataract'
-'2 Sketches above 2nd Cataract'
-'x (pencil) - 3 Sketches above 2nd Cataract'
-'4 Ditto'
-'5 Ditto'
-'x (pencil) - 6 Ditto'
-'x (pencil) - 7 Ditto' - 'Daal' (pencil)
-'8 Boat of region above 2d Cataract'
-'9 Kalabsha'
-'10'
-'11'.

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