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Alexander Colvin Ainslie Collection

  • Ainslie MSS
  • Collection
  • 1853

Album of drawings and watercolour sketches made in Italy, Greece, Egypt, Syria, and Palestine in 1853.

Ainslie, (Revd) Alexander Colvin

John Wintour Baldwin Barns Collection

  • Barns MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1960-1974

Notebooks, notes, copies of texts, photographs, lecture notes, drafts of articles, and facsimiles.

Barns, (Revd) John Wintour Baldwin

Charles Barry Collection

  • Barry MSS
  • Collection
  • 1818-1819

Two albums containing plans and drawings of Egyptian monuments.

Barry, (Sir) Charles

Elise Jenny Baumgartel Collection

  • Baumgartel MSS
  • Collection
  • c.1960-1975

1) Two typescripts with pages from the published edition, and handwritten notes and editing marks, together with a small box of glass negatives of plates marked 'Plates for Part 2'. Both titled ''Egypt's Beginnings', being the third edition of <i>The Cultures of Prehistoric Egypt</i> by Elise J. Baumgartel.' Also notes on the manuscript by Barry Kemp, dated 1975.
2) Collected notes and photographs relating to Predynastic material in The Brooklyn Museum. Two reports: one a copy of 'Report of Henry de Morgan on his researches in the Nile Valley between Esneh and Gebel-Silsilèh, during the winter of 1907-1908'; the other, no title or date, addressed 'To A. Augustus Healy, Esq., President of the Brooklyn of Arts & Sciences' [sic].
3) Seven card index boxes:
a) Naqada and Ballas Site Index [4 boxes]: Identified contents of grave groups from numbered tombs in Predynastic cemetery at Naqada, also Naqada town site, and Ballas (excav. Petrie, 1895), with current museum location; arranged by tomb number and cross referenced to <i>Naqada and Ballas</i> (London, 1896). The card index was created by Elise J. Baumgartel as the basis for her <i>Petrie’s Naqada Excavation. A Supplement</i> (London, 1970); subsequently maintained and updated by Joan Crowfoot Payne, ‘Appendix to Naqada Excavations Supplement’, <i>JEA</i> 73 (1987), 181-9.
b) Petrie’s Naqada Site Records [2 boxes] (sketches of numbered graves showing disposition of bodies and grave goods): photocopies of the entries in site notebooks, filed by tomb number.
c) Petrie’s Ballas Site Records [1 box] (sketches of numbered graves showing disposition of bodies and grave goods): photocopies of the entries in site notebooks, filed by tomb number.

Baumgartel, Elise Jenny

Evelyn Blyth Collection

  • Blyth MSS
  • Collection
  • 1900-1906

107 postcards collected in Egypt between 1900-1906 by Miss E. Blyth (objects in Cairo Museum, sites, Cairo views, and Nile views) and 1 postcard of Bethlehem in Palestine.

Blyth, Evelyn

Joseph Bonomi Collection

  • Bonomi MSS
  • Collection
  • c. 1824-1870s

1) Bonomi drawings and paintings: 52 handmade ‘portfolios’ containing pencil and pastel drawings, watercolours, tracings and commercial prints, almost certainly arranged by Bonomi, some later rearrangement was done by Bonomi's descendants [Bonomi MSS 1-52].
2) Typescript of diary: carbon-copy(?) typescript of extracts from Joseph Bonomi’s diary, entries for periods in Egypt dating between 25th March 1829 to 26th May 1834 [Bonomi MSS 53].

Bonomi, Joseph

Pyramids of Sakkara Lisht etc.

Small portfolio or file titled 'Pyramids of Sakkara Lisht etc.'.
Blue ink note at top right corner: '1' encircled in pencil (reference to previous arrangement, almost certainly introduced by Dr Moss).

'Egypt in Tears'. Kneeling woman holding a flower in front of Pyramid complex at Giza

'Egypt in Tears'. Encircled design of kneeling woman holding a flower in front of Pyramid complex at Giza, and studies of hands, flower, column and legs:
-pencil sketches, pencil and brown watercolour drawing (woman) and inked sketch (hands) on paper
-loose
-18.4 x 22.6 cm
-[on sketches] 'Au' (pencil note)
-[on verso] 'EGYPT IN TEARS' (pencil note)

Thebes

Portfolio titled 'Thebes'
Pencil note: 'Medamoud, Karnak and Luxor' (almost certainly by Dr Moss)
Red pencil note at top right corner: encircled 'C' (reference to previous arrangement, almost certainly introduced by Dr Moss).

Sudan. Between Second and Third Cataracts. Abd Doom

View of island with constructions named Abd Doom above the Second Cataract of the Nile in Sudan:
-pencil sketch on paper
-partially mounted on p. 2, together with Bonomi MSS 24.3 (upper)
-18.4 x 7.6 cm
-[on sketch] 'Dec 9' (pencil note)
-[on mount] 'glazed' (pencil note)
-[on mount] 'Middle of Nile / Convent' (pencil notes)
-[on mount] 'Abd doom' (pencil note)
-[on mount] 'see other side' (pencil note)

Sudan. Between Second and Third Cataracts. Cataract or rock

View of cataract or rock on the Nile above the Second Cataract in Sudan:
-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 mount] 'South of Nour' (pencil note) [does not refer to sketch]
-[on mount] 'glazed' (pencil note) [does not refer to sketch]

Italy. Sicily. Catania. Fragment of a seat from the amphitheatre, with measurements

Fragment of a seat from the amphitheatre at Catania in Sicily (Italy), with measurements:
-pencil drawing on paper
-mounted
-21.4 x 29.8 cm
-[on drawing] '2 palmi / 3 palmi meno 4 onci / 4 palmi meno 2 onci / 2 palmi 6 onci / 2 " 2 / 1 1/2' (pencil notes)
-[on drawing] 'Catania destroyed by an eruption from Monte Rose / il villaggio di Nicolosi anno 669 / Catania. Sunday august 29 1824 / Fragment of a seat found in the amphitheatre' (pencil notes)

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