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Note

Note:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-16.2 x 10.3 cm
-[text]: 'I hope it has left you / Send to Scoles for Mr P A's bust / Call on Hallman'

Quatrain

Quatrain:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-9.1 x 7.2 cm
-[text] 'Merry(?) by(?) out thy say(?) / or why(?) offered but Sorrow / Thy joys thy was come but a day / Thy self a dream tomorrow'

Lithograph = James Burton, Excerpta hieroglyphica ([1825-1828]), plate IV

Lithograph = James Burton, Excerpta hieroglyphica ([1825-1828]) (OEB 135978), plate IV; two hieroglyphic texts of Khnemibre, temp. Darius I, in the Wadi Hammamat, Eastern Desert (TopBib vii.335):
-monochrome lithograph
-loose
-28.0 x 20.8 cm
-[on lithograph] 'TABLETS IN THE COSSEIR [ROAD] / PLATE IV / No 1 / No 2' (printed notes, most almost totally faded)

Winged Muse with lyre

Winged Muse with lyre:
-pencil and watercolour (blue, pink, brown) drawing on paper, with sketched musical instrument, wings and left hand, with pricked marks for pouncing technique
-loose
-19.0 x 25.4 cm

Incomplete note

Incomplete note:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-11.6 x 11.3 cm
-[text] '(?) to denounce all this can be c- / thus is as(?) (?)'

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'

Design for a ceiling

Design for a ceiling:
-inked pencil sketch with watercolour (green and orange) on paper
-loose
-7.3 x 11.4 cm
-[on sketch] 'Design for a Ceiling' (ink note)
-[on sketch] 'LONDON W.C / E 0 / AP 18 / 74' (ink stamp)

Letter (continuation)

Letter (continuation):
-ink text on paper
-loose
-11.5 x 18.5 cm
-[text]
'the reverse is the figure
of the Apteryx and a Wreath
to be composed of the plants
indigenous to the country.'

Fragment of letter

Fragment of letter:
-ink text on paper
-loose
-6.4 x 3.3 cm

  • [text]:
    '... good meat and (?) (?)
    ... wise the day before their
    ... [ex]cellent cold roast beef whether
    ...arked difference in the quality
    ...(?) (?) (?) a letter (?)'

Head studies with helmet and hat

Head studies with helmet and hat:
-pencil sketches on paper
-loose
-6.1 x 13.6 cm
-[on sketch] 'Man dancing and playing harp / as David' (pencil note)
-[on sketch] '(?) / do to / this / day' (pencil note)

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