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Note-book containing sketches and diary entries, made during several visits to Italy, inscribed (fol. 1), 'Henry Wallis. 10a Adelphi Terrace, London. W.C. 30, March. 1870', but later crossed through and two subsequent addresses added, 1870-84

MS. Eng. e. 3415
Held at the Weston Library

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(fols. 38-129) are blank.


  1. (fols. 2-33) pencil sketches of paintings, sculptures, architectural details and some landscapes, with brief descriptive notes
  2. (fol. 34) description of the Academy at Pisa
  3. (fols. 35-7) description of the paintings at Monte Oliveto, 1884
  4. (fols. 184-171 v rev) diary of a visit to Italy, 31 Mar.-2 May 1870
  5. (fols. 171 r-170 rev.) notes on the location of Luca Signorelli's paintings, from Crowe and Cavalcaselle
  6. (fols. 167-139 rev.) diary of a visit to Italy, with (fols. 157 r, 158 v) pencil sketches, 11 Apr.-9 May 1874
  7. (fols. 138-130 rev.) diary of a visit to Italy, with (fols. 137 r, 133 r) pencil sketches, 30 Mar.-1 May 1884


  • Creation: 1870-84


186 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. e. 3415

Physical Facet

Blind-ruled dark red calf, marbled endpapers, printed ticket on end pastedown, 'J. Matthews Drew, Stationer, &c. 38, High Holborn, London'

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom