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Mother reading with daughter

Mother reading with daughter:
-inked pencil sketch with pencil frame on paper
-partially attached, together with Bonomi MSS 42.6
-10.2 x 14.1 cm
-[on sketch] 'JB' (pencil note)

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)

Sketches of three scenes: Diana appearing in a dream to sick Arsinoe; man and woman playing chess, with standing man; and the sacred Apis bull predicts the downfall of emperor Germanicus

Sketches of three scenes: Diana appearing in a dream to sick Arsinoe; man and woman playing chess, with standing man; and the sacred Apis bull predicts the downfall of emperor Germanicus:
-pencil sketches on paper
-loose, adjacent to Bonomi MSS 42.12
-36.7 x 22.6 cm
-[on sketch] 'No 12' (pencil note)

Plato with stick

Plato with stick:
-pencil drawing on tracing paper
-loose, together with Bonomi MSS 42.14
-10.9 x 18.6 cm
-[on drawing] 'WATERLOW & SONS / IMPROVED / LONDON' (ink stamp)

Shepherd holding a lamb, with sheep

Shepherd holding a lamb, with sheep:
-pencil drawing with coloured pencil (brown) details on paper
-loose, together with Bonomi MSS 42.13
-25.9 x 23.0 cm
-[on drawing] 'JB' (pencil note)
-[on drawing] 'BONVS / PASTOR' (pencil note, erased)

Egyptian princess (Solomon's future queen) receiving gifts from women of Tyre and Jews

Egyptian princess (Solomon's future queen) receiving gifts from women of Tyre and Jews:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-39.5 x 25.2 cm
-[on sketch] 'No 4' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Jews' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'women of Tyre' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Egyptian princess / Solomon's future queen / Temple of Bubastis' (ink note)
-[on verso] '4' (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'

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)

Personified Wednesday, Monday (Selene/Luna), and Tuesday (Hermes/Mercurius) as classical figures, profile view of heads

Personified Wednesday, Monday (Selene/Luna), and Tuesday (Hermes/Mercurius) as classical figures, profile view of heads:
-pencil sketches on paper
-mounted, together with Bonomi MSS 44.5 and Bonomi 44.7
-17.2 x 10.8 cm
-[on sketch] 'Wednesday' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Monday' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] 'Tuesday' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '2' (ink note)

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