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Jenny Lane Collection

  • J. Lane MSS
  • Coleção
  • c. 1876-1887
  • J. Lane MSS 1-3: Journals of Jenny Lane, lady's maid to Lucy Renshaw, travelling companion of Amelia A. B. Edwards, describing in detail their various trips including the 1873-1874 journey through France and Italy, crossing from Brindisi to Alexandria on the Simla, thence up the Nile to Dendara, Karnak, Luxor, Aswan, Philae and Abu Simbel, and the return journey via Port Said, through Lebanon to Damascus, Baalbek and Beirut, Constantinople, Athens, and the Rhine. They contain vivid descriptions of the landscape, weather and peoples, and anecdotes and observations of fellow travellers and places visited. They cover the period from 4 September 1873 to 6 March 1876. 286 pages in three volumes, calf, worn, 8vo.
  • J. Lane MSS 4: Photograph album put together following Miss Lane's two trips to Egypt and the Near East between 1873 and 1876.
  • J. Lane MSS 5: Collection of antiquities and miscellanea collected by Miss Lane during her trips.
  • J. Lane MSS 6: Three framed portraits (Jane Collins, née Jane Lane, George Collins [first husband], and George Lane [father]).
  • J. Lane MSS 7: Photocopy of marriage certificate for George Collins and Jane Lane (20 October 1879).
  • J. Lane MSS 8: Related documentation (three letters to the Martin family and two papers) by Brenda Moon.

Lane, Jenny

Portraits

Three framed portraits, two of which are on porcelain:

  1. Jane Collins, née Jane Lane (no date, probably c. 1876-1885)
  2. George Collins (as c. 1870, although also c. 1876-1885 as 1 and 2 are a set) [first husband]
  3. George Lane (1887) [father]

Richard Bruce Parkinson Collection

  • Parkinson, R. MSS
  • Coleção
  • 1989-2020

1) Unfinished manuscript of 'The Life of Sinuhe: A Reader's Commentary on the Middle Kingdom Version(s)' (2020) (print out and relevant Word documents and PDFs).
2) Drawings of reconstructions of the Theban tomb-chapel of Nebamun, now in the British Museum in London, including sketches, tracings and a measured perspective acrylic (1997).
3) Correspondence: Letter from Esmé Little (née Peet; niece of T. E. Peet) to Richard B. Parkinson dated 30 January 1989.

Parkinson, Richard Bruce

Harold Parkinson Collection

  • Parkinson, H. MSS
  • Coleção
  • 1930-1994

1) Original measured perspective drawing of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings (1978) [corrected version].
2) Drawings of Eighteenth Dynasty tombs (incomplete original set and complete sets of photocopies/prints) (1980s).
3) Prints of the measured perspective drawing of the tomb of Tutankhamun in the Valley of the Kings (1978) [version with error].
4) Drawings of reconstructions of Egyptian boats (1993-4).
5) Models, plaster and resin molds and casts for plaque depicting scene from lid of box from the tomb of Tutankhamun (c. 1979) - the plaque is being sold in the British Museum shop since late 1990s (copyright issued in the late 1990s for a while, then reissued c. 2010).
6) Model, plaster and resin molds and casts for the mask of Tutankhamun (1978).
7) Models, plaster and resin molds and casts for small figurines (2 seated Isis suckling Horus, Bes amulet and scarab, 1970s).
8) Album of newspaper cuttings entitled "Illustrations", mostly from the Illustrated London News, bound in illustrated binding by Harold Parkinson (c. 1930).

Parkinson, Harold

Thomas Eric Peet Collection

  • Peet MSS
  • Coleção
  • c.1920-1934

Index of Late Egyptian Grammar, index for Egyptian Dictionary, and various other indexes. 18 notebooks containing copies of hieratic papyri and ostraca. Small watercolour. 2 boxes of family papers and ephemera, including personal correspondence, certificates, photographs, notes for Peet’s books on Neolithic Italy, a couple of pages from an inaugural lecture, newspaper cuttings, a travel record small notebook, a Latin and Greek classes notebook, etc.

Peet, Thomas Eric

Meyer, Eduard - correspondence

Correspondence from Eduard Meyer including an invitation to dinner [in German], and relating to whether the Egyptian Museum of Berlin would like to purchase the 'Mena tablet'.

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards Collection

  • Edwards A.A.B. MSS
  • Coleção
  • 1856-1891
  • Album of drawings and watercolours made during Amelia Edwards's visit to the Dolomites.
  • Album of drawings and watercolours made during her visit to Egypt in 1873-4.
  • Album with 26 pencil sketches and one watercolour entitled 'Small Egyptian Scraps, 1874', made during same visit to Egypt.
  • Album, notebook, packet containing an assortment of drawings, letters, and notes, another packet contains copies of deeds and accounts issued following her death.
  • Two watercolours of the temples on Philae island, assumed to have been painted by A. Edwards.
  • First edition of Amelia B. Edwards, Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers (1891); Kate Griffith's (née Bradbury) copy, with handwritten dedication to ‘My Katie - Novr. 1891 - A.B.E’.

Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford

Certificate

Certificate:

  1. Marriage certificate for George Collins and Jane Lane (20 October 1879) [photocopy of a certified copy requested by Brenda Moon in 1999]

Related documentation

Related documentation (by Brenda Moon):

  1. Letter from Brenda Moon to Mr James Martin and Mrs Patricia Martin (27 May 1998)
  2. Letter from Brenda Moon to Mr James Martin and Mrs Patricia Martin (20 May 1999)
  3. Letter from Brenda Moon to Mr James Martin and Mrs Patricia Martin (9 December 2006)
  4. "Amelia Edwards and Egypt. Paper read to the second Conference on Travellers in Egypt and the Near East, Oxford, 11 July 1997", by Brenda Moon (printed copy)
  5. "Amelia Edwards, Jenny Lane and Egypt", by Brenda Moon (printed copy)

Petrie Journal 1906 to 1907 (Giza)

  • Journal letters.
  • December 13, 1906, to March 24, 1907.
  • Handwritten.
  • Site: Giza.
  • Pages 1-4 and 9-15 are photocopies of originals held at the Petrie Museum of Archaeology, University College London.
  • Page 12 is a typewritten copy of a letter.
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