Collectie J. Lane MSS - Jenny Lane Journals

Jenny Lane Journal 1 - first half Jenny Lane Journal 1 - second half Jenny Lane Journal 2 Jenny Lane Journal 3
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J. Lane MSS

Titel

Jenny Lane Journals

Datum(s)

  • 1873-1876 (Vervaardig)

Beschrijvingsniveau

Collectie

Omvang en medium

3 journals

Context

Naam van de archiefvormer

(1835-?)

Biografie

Eldest daughter of George Lane, a market gardener in Pulborough, Sussex. Lady's maid to Lucy Renshaw, travelling companion of Amelia A. B. Edwards. She married twice, firstly to George Collins and then in 1885 to William Norton Western; this explains her married names Collins and Western in official records.

Geschiedenis van het archief

Previously in the hands of Jenny Lane's family (great-nephew Mr J. Martin of Broadstairs).

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

Bonhams, London. Travel and Exploration, Sale 25106, 6 February 2019, lot 115. Acquired by the Griffith Institute at auction (£8,125.00) thanks to grants from the Friends of the National Libraries (50%), the Friends of the Petrie Museum (25%) and a number of donations to the Griffith Institute Archive (25%).

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Bereik en inhoud

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.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie

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Kept as received.

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Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.

Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

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Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen

Vol. I accessioned with some loss at spine and some loose pages at the beginning; vols II and III in good condition.

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None.

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This is an original.

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Not known.

Related units of description

Large album, chiefly of photographs, 1873-1876 in the possession of Jenny Lane's family (Mr Martin's widow).

Notitie Publicaties

Excerpts from journals quoted in B. Moon, More Usefully Employed: Amelia B. Edwards, writer, traveler and campaigner for ancient Egypt (2006).

Full web publication on this website.

Aantekeningen

Aantekening

Portrait from B. Moon, More Usefully Employed: Amelia B. Edwards, writer, traveler and campaigner for ancient Egypt (2006), fig. 16 on p. 113.

Aantekening

Cultural warning: Users of this material are warned that some records document observations of people and cultures using scientific research models and language from the late nineteenth century in ways that may be considered offensive today.

Aantekening

Web publication:
• Coordination, editing and web presentation: Francisco Bosch-Puche, assisted by Elizabeth Fleming and Cat Warsi.
• Transcription: Susan Biddle, Elizabeth Fleming, Cyprian Fong, Hazel Gray, Hebatallah Ibrahim, William Joy, Jordan Miller, Jan Picton, Ivor Pridden, Anne-Claire Salmas, Manon Schutz and Cat Warsi.
• Scanning and image editing: Jenni Navratil.

Aantekening

If you spot any mistakes or can improve on the transcription, please email us at griffith.institute@orinst.ox.ac.uk.

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