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Sketchbook, c.1821-2

MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 9
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Sketchbook, c.1821-2, at sea in the Mediterranean, and in Egypt and Nubia, including people, contemporary scenes, and:

  1. (fol. 2) view of a mountain below Ermineh [Arminna(?)] in Nubia
  2. (fol. 3) Pompey's Pillar, Dec. 1821
  3. (fol. 4) the Pyramids at Giza from Ashmooa(?)
  4. (fols. 5-6) Fouah [Fuwa] from 'the Alexandrian Canal'
  5. (fol. 7) sailors playing instruments and dancing
  6. fols. 11-14) the Pyramids at Giza and other ancient Egyptian sites in that area
  7. (fol. 15) an obelisk at Matarieh [el-Matariya, ancient Heliopolis]
  8. (fols. 17-22v, 24, 26-8) various places on the river Nile up to or beyond the First Cataract, Mar.-June 1822
  9. (fol. 23) warriors at Wadi Taphi(?) and indigenous musical instruments
  10. (fols. 29v-31, 34, 38) views of Cairo
  11. (fol. 33) a Roman doorway at Cairo
  12. (fol. 35) 'Arab towers' at Alexandria.


  • Creation: c.1821-2


38 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 9

Former references:

V, II (W); XXVIII, 25 (GIA); A V (interim).

Physical Facet

Binding: half black calf, gilt, decorated boards.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom