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Jenny Lane Journals

  • J. Lane MSS
  • Colección
  • 1873-1876

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:

  • I: 4 September 1873 to 24 March 1874, dark red cover, 17.5 x 11.5 x 2 cm, 194 pages;
  • II: 1 May to 29 June 1874, dark blue cover, 18 x 11.7 x 0.9 cm, 70 pages;
  • III: 26 February to 6 March 1876, black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Lane, Jenny

Jaroslav Černý Collection

  • Černý MSS
  • Colección
  • 1918-1988

Notebooks, notes, card indexes, copies of inscriptions, a corpus of transcribed hieratic ostraca and papyri, photographs, correspondence, and personal items.

  • Series 1 to 4, 6, 7 contain photographs, copies, transcriptions and translations of Egyptian texts, and photographs of objects and sites.
  • Series 5 contains articles and lectures, some unpublished.
  • Series 5 and 10 contain notes on Egyptian history.
  • Series 8, 14, 22, 24, 26 contain notes and indexes on lexicography and grammar and card indexes for a late Egyptian and general hieroglyphic dictionary.
  • Series 17 contains notebooks with transcriptions of texts from ostraca, graffiti, papyri and other monuments. There is a card index of ostraca with references to notebooks in series 28.
  • Series 18 and 23 contain Coptic notes and a card index for Coptic grammar.
  • Series 25 contains data on Egyptian personal names.
  • Series 33 is an etymological card index.

Černý, Jaroslav

Petrie Journal 1889 to 1890 (Kahun, Gurob, Bureyr and Tell el-Hesi)

-Journal letters.
-September 26, 1889, through to June 1890.
-Handwritten.
-Petrie resumes working at El-Lahun, taking over from G. W. Fraser who had continued working at Kahun throughout the summer, Petrie continues to work at the site until the end of 1889. Petrie then begins excavating at Gurob, assisted by W. O. Hughes-Hughes. In March 1890, Petrie travels on to Palestine to excavate at Um Lakis (near Bureyr), and from April onwards, excavates at Tell el-Hesi.
-Sites in Egypt sites: Kahun and Gurob (Kom Medinet Gurob)
-Sites in Palestine: Bureyr (Um Lakis) and Tell el-Hesi (Lachish).
-Between pages 87 and 88, a small watercolour of tools.

Three seated figures with four attendants

Three seated figures with four attendants:
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose, adjacent to p. 7; too small to be the item originally mounted there
-8.5 x 6.2 cm
-[on sketch] 'Ld Prudhoe Champollion Defterdar bay / and the artist drinking coffee' (pencil note)
-[on mount] 'South of Nour' (pencil note) [does not refer to sketch]
-[on mount] 'glazed' (pencil note) [does not refer to sketch]

Murder of the sacred Apis bull by Cambyses II, with study of the king's hand

Murder of the sacred Apis bull by Cambyses II, with study of the king's hand:
-pencil sketches on paper
-loose, adjacent to page 6
-39.5 x 24.8 cm
-[on sketch] 'No 8' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Egyptian priests in despair.' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'The Bull dying' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'Persian king & attendants' (ink note)

Journal 2

Journal covering the period from 1 May to 29 June 1874.
Dark blue cover, 18 x 11.7 x 0.9 cm, 70 pages.

Journal 3

  • J. Lane MSS 3
  • Unidad documental compuesta
  • 26 February to 6 March 1876
  • Parte deJenny Lane Journals

Journal covering the period from 26 February to 6 March 1876.
Black cover, 17.8 x 11.5 x 0.8 cm, 22 pages.

Norman de Garis and Nina Davies Collection

  • Davies MSS
  • Colección
  • c.1900-1940

Papers, including notebooks, notes, tracings and squeezes, made in Theban tombs and elsewhere, photographs, collection of coloured hieroglyphic signs, indexes of scenes in Theban tombs, etc.

Davies, Norman de Garis

Page 28

-Qift (Koptos; Coptos).
Captions:
-K.109 Stele, temp. Tiberius.
-K.110 Hieroglyphic & demotic stele. Shewing two Min statues, one in shrine.
-K. 111 Osiris tablet. Roman age. Found in a chapel on S. of temenos, built by Aahmes II, restored in Roman age.
-K.112 Altar of M. Aurelius Bēlkabos standard bearer of the Palmyrene archers. Caracalla.

Harold Parkinson Collection

  • Parkinson MSS
  • Colección
  • 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).
9) 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) [by Richard B. Parkinson].

Parkinson, Harold

Egypt. Island of Philae. Kiosk of Trajan. View

Watercolour view of the Kiosk of Trajan in the Island of Philae (TopBib vi.250):
-watercolour on paper
-loose
-41.4 x 25.6 cm
-[on watercolour] encircled '7' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)
-[on verso] 'Philae?' (pencil note, almost certainly not by Bonomi nor Dr Moss)

Egypt. Aswan. View

View of a house above the riverbank in Aswan (TopBib v.221):
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-14.2 x 20.5 cm

Egypt. Aswan. View

General view of the riverbank in Aswan (TopBib v.221):
-pencil sketch on paper
-loose
-20.5 x 14.2 cm
-[on sketch] 'Antient Assuan' (ink note)
-[on sketch] encircled '3' (pencil note, almost certainly by Dr Moss)

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