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F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's sketches and Karl Klingemann's verses during their Scotch tour, 1829, 1846

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 2

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A copy was made by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy for Klingemann in 1846, with some pictures and verses from MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn g. 1: see Briefwechsel mit K.K., p. 319. Lists by Marie Benecke of the contents of this copy and of the Klingemann copy are in MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 19, fol. 2v. The verses, in Klingemann's hand, are on the leaves facing each drawing.
  1. (fol. 4) London, [from Blackfriars Bridge], no verses. See sketch in F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's album, MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 8, fol. 27v.
  2. (fol. 6) York, 23 Jul.
  3. (fols. 8 and 10) Durham, 24 Jul. Two sketches.
  4. (fol. 13) Ein Wald der wandelt (Birnam), 2 Aug.
  5. (fol. 15) Herzoglicher Wasserfall, Dunkeld, 2 Aug. See photograph, MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 15, 8.
  6. (fol. 17) The rumbling Bridge, Dunkeld, 2 Aug. The verses are headed 'Ball und Souper' (fol. 16v).
  7. (fol. 19) Pass von Killiekrankie von Blair Athol aus, 3 Aug.
  8. (fol. 22) Monessfall, 4 Aug.
  9. (fol. 24) Loch Tay, 5 Aug.
  10. (fol. 26) Am Fuss des Ben More, 5 Aug.
  11. (fol. 28) Ein Blick auf die Hebriden, 7 Aug.
  12. (fol. 30) Loch Lomond, 12 Aug.
  13. (fol. 32) Ben Lomond, 12 Aug. The verses (fol. 31v) are 'Auf der Euphrosyne, Loch Lomond'.
  14. (fol. 34) Die Trossachs, 13 Aug.
  15. (fols. 36 ff.) 6 sketches made in North Wales: fols. 38 and 40 - [Conway Castle, 26 Aug]; fols. 42, 52 and 53 - 'Scenen aus N. Wales aus Gedächtnis gezeichnet ...'.


  • 1846


54 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 2

Custodial History

Bequeathed by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's granddaughter Miss M. D. M. Benecke to Miss M. E. Andrews.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Miss Andrews through Miss Margaret Deneke, 1962.

Related Materials

See also MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn g. 1.

Physical Facet

54 leaves (43-51 blank). Binding quarter calf and light brown paper boards. Watermark J. Whatman 1827, interleaved with tissue paper.


Large oblong quarto, 208 × 280 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom