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Drawing-book in which were mounted 17 of Cécile's paintings of Alpine and garden flowers, 1847, 1851-1852

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 7

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Most of the places named here are in the neighbourhood of Interlaken; those dated are as follows:
  1. (fol. 1) Interlaken, 2 Aug 1847.
  2. (fol. 3) The same, 10 Aug 1847.
  3. (fol. 16) Hotel d'Interlaken, 15 Aug 1851.
  4. (fol. 17) Vevey, Apr 1852.
Loose in the book are: a painting of apple-blossom inscribed 'Aminda d. 28 Martz' and 'prf: den 1 sten April 1794' (fol. 19); a watercolour by Carl Theodor Reiffenstein of Frankfurt, 1851 (fol. 26); and stylized flower paintings (fols. 27-28).


  • 1847, 1851-1852


28 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • German


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 7

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.

Physical Facet

Binding: quarter dark blue morocco and light brown boards. Various types of paper.


Oblong, 240 × 340 mm.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom