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Drawings made in Switzerland, Aug 1842

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 1

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Inside the front cover are pencil sketches of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Cécile, Paul Mendelssohn Bartholdy, and Albertine, with Eduard Genast and four Preussers, all of whose signatures are on fol. 1, 'd. 20 August in Interlaken bei schlechtem Wetter 1842'. This drawing is mentioned by Genast in his memoirs, Aus dem Tagebuch eines alten Schauspielers, iii, 1865, p. 258.
  1. (fol. 1) Court, 2 Aug.
  2. (fol. 2) Am Bielen See, 3 Aug.
  3. (fol. 3) Ouchy, 6 Aug.
  4. (fol. 4) Chillon, 6 Aug. Copied in watercolour, 23 Dec 1843, see MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 49, 21.
  5. (fols. 5-6) Montreux, 6 Aug. Two sketches; the first was copied in watercolour for Cécile's 1836 album, MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 21, fol. 58.
  6. (fol. 7) [Glacier des] Bosson[s], 10 Aug (title in Cécile's hand).
  7. (fol. 8) Interlaken, 17 Aug.
  8. (fol. 9) Unterseen, 18 Aug.
  9. (fols. 10-12) 2 studies of fencing and a portrait of Heinrich Zumbrunn von Rinkenberg with the subject's signature, Interlaken, 20 Aug.
  10. (fol. 13) Silberhorn. Wengern Alp, 21 Aug.
  11. (fol. 14) 7 figures 'Auf dem Faulhorn', 22 Aug.
  12. (fol. 15) Hospital, Sonntag 28 Aug.
  13. (fol. 16) Attinghausen, 29 Aug.
  14. (fol. 17) [Goats]. 29 Aug.
  15. (fol. 18) [Woman spinning], Stanz, 30 Aug.

Dates

  • Aug 1842

Extent

21 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 1

Custodial History

Inscribed inside front cover 'Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy à Berlin'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given as MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 5.

Physical Facet

Quarter maroon morrocco and brown paper boards with cloth loops for a brush. 21 leaves (19-21 blank) with tissue paper interleaving. Watermark 'J. Whatman 1839'.

Dimensions

Oblong, 140 × 215 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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