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Drawings made during travels in Germany and Switzerland, 1822, South-eastern Germany, 1823, and the Baltic coast, 1824; and a few done later at home in Berlin, 1822-1826

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 3

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Named sketches:

1. (fols. 2-3) Magdeburg, 8 Jun 1822. Two sketches.

2. (fol. 4) Ballenstädt am Harz, 9 Jul 1822.

3. (fol. 5) Mägdesprung in Harz, 10 Jul 1822.

4. (fol. 6) Gernerode, vom Stubenberge aus, 10 Jul 1822.

5a. (fol. 7) Marburg, 18 Jul 1822.

5b. (fol. 8) Rheinfall bei Schaffhausen [29? July 1822].

6. (fol. 9) Constanz am Bodensee, 31 Jul 1822.

7. (fol. 10) Das kalte Bad, Rigi, 14 Aug 1822.

8. (fol. 11) Insel Mainau, 31 Jul 1822.

9. (fol. 12) Ufer am Vierwaldstätter See, 15 Aug 1822.

10. (fol. 13) Brunnen, 15 Aug 1822.

11. (fol. 16) Tells Capelle in Bürglen, 18 Aug 1822. Pen and ink.

12. (fol. 17) Gegend im K[anton] Schwyz am Vierwaldstätter See, 19 Aug 1822.

13. (fol. 18) Grindelwald Gletscher, 26 Aug 1822.

14. (fol. 19) 6ten und 7ten Fall des Reichenbachs im Oberhaslithal, 29 Aug 1822.

15. (fol. 20) Die Kirche St. Martin in Vevay, 5 Sep 1822.

16. (fol. 21) La dent de midi bei Bex gesehn, 8 Sep 1822. Pen and ink.

17. (fol. 22) Dent de morcles. Bex, 8 Sep 1822. Pen and ink.

18. (fol. 23) Die Cathedrale zu Lausanne, 10 Sep 1822.

19. (fol. 24) Prieuré, 17 Sep 1822, '4 Uhr Morgens'.

20. (fol. 27) Frankfurth, 7 Aug 1823.

21. (fol. 28) Bei Glatz, 13 Aug 1823.

22. (fols. 29-34) Reinerz, 5 sketches, 13-19 Aug 1823. The sketch on fol. 32 is in pen and ink.

23. (fol. 35) Das Riesengebirge in Buchwald, 23 Aug 1823.

24. (fols. 36-38) Doberan, 3 sketches, 3 Jul-3 Aug 1824.

25. (fol. 40) Berlin, 11 Jul 1825.

26. (fol. 42) 26 Sep 1826.

27. (fols. 43-49) [Garden house, 3, Leipziger Strasse, Berlin]. See pen and ink sketch illustrated in Felix Mendelssohn and his times, H. E. Jacob, tr. R. and C. Winston, 1959, facing p. 32.

Dates

  • 1822-1826

Extent

87 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 3

Custodial History

Wach collection.

Related Materials

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 5.

Physical Facet

87 leaves (one was removed between fols. 8 and 9; 50-55, 60-87 blank). Watermark J.W.E. Binding the same as c. 5, i.e. quarter calf and marbled paper on boards, stamped in gold on front cover 'Felix'.

Dimensions

Oblong, 140 × 205 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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