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Sketchbook inscribed by Mendelssohn 'Cecile Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Berlin', [1842]

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MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 7

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The named sketches are:
  1. (fol. 1) Bergstrasse, Jul. Reproduced in Petitpierre, The Romance of the Mendelssohns, 1947, p. 79.
  2. (fol. 3) Chamouny. See F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's sketch from the same position (9-11 Aug) printed by Max. F. Schneider in Reisebilder aus der Schweiz 1842, privately printed, 1954.
  3. (fol. 5) Savoy. 9 Aug.
  4. (fol. 7) Dummsee. Unfinished.
  5. (fol. 9) Klostermauer in Interlaken, 16 Aug.
  6. (fol. 11) Unterseen, 16 Aug.
  7. (fol. 16) Interlaken, 17 Aug.
  8. Das Kloster in Altorf (sic) vom Gasthaus, 28 Aug. Missing.
On fols. 28 and 29 are sketches [by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy?] on loose leaves; the second sketch shows the Darmstädter Warte, Frankfurt (see MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 11, fol. 1).

Dates

  • [1842]

Extent

33 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 7

Custodial History

Wach collection.

Physical Facet

Binding: quarter black morocco and brown paper boards; leather loop for brushes. i + 32 leaves ((fols. 12, 28 and 29 formerly loose in volume).Watermark 'J. Whatman. Turkey Mill. 1835'.

Dimensions

Oblong, 159 × 215 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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