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Guard-book containing miscellaneous pieces acquired from various sources, 1845-1977

MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 15

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  1. (fol. 2) Robert Schumann, letter to 'das Comité für Beethoven's Monument in Bonn', Dresden, 10 Jul 1845, given to Margaret Deneke by Paul Wittgenstein.
  2. (fol. 4) Letter to Margaret Deneke from Paul Wittgenstein.
  3. (fol. 5) Letter from Johannes Brahms to 'Sehr geehrte Herrn' [Streiber Brüder?] endorsed '1881 Brahms in Wien d. 11 Jul'.
  4. (fol. 11) Signed photograph of Franz Liszt.
  5. (fols. 14-16) Professor J.H. Smith's translation of Haydn's letter, MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 5.
  6. (fol. 18) Signed photograph of Clara Schumann given to Mrs Deneke in 1881.
  7. (fol. 19) Sketch by F. Lloyd.
  8. (fol. 21) Photograph of the waterfall at Dunkeld sketched by Mendelssohn on 2 Aug 1829 in MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d. 2, fol. 15. Given by the Scottish National Trust, 1970.
  9. (fol. 22) Photograph of a daguerrotype of Hensel's portrait of F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 1853, wearing the order 'Pour le mérite'. Portrait now in the Charlottenhof, near Potsdam. Given by Wilfrid Blunt, Apr 1977.
  10. (fol. 24) Albrecht Mendelssohn Bartholdy's book-plate.
  11. (fol. 25) Photograph of Mendelssohn's watercolour of Amalfi, done in 1839 from a pencil sketch of 31 May 1831 (in MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn d.3, fol. 16). [The original was sold at the J.A. Staargardt auction, catalogue 642 (1988), item 869].


  • 1845-1977


1 volume

Language of Materials

  • French
  • German


MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn c. 15

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom