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Drawings, water-colours, notes etc., 1855-6

MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 121
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request

Volume, 1855-6, containing water-colours and pencil sketches of Egyptian tomb paintings and objects, views, interiors of tombs and churches, and Christian wall paintings, site plans, and copies of hieroglyphic, hieratic, Greek and Latin inscriptions and papyri, including (fols. 10v-12, 13r-v, 33-34v, 37, 42v-44) material copied from the papers and collections of A.C. Harris, with:

  1. (fols. 26-31v) lists of hieroglyphic, hieratic, demotic and Coptic letter forms
  2. (fol. 35) water-colour of a pavement at 'Caesar's camp' in Alexandria.


  • Creation: 1855-6


46 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 121

Former references:

'Last visit to Egypt. 1855-56 Christian remains' (W); XVIII, 15 (GIA); B 15 (interim).

Separated Materials

For loose papers originally in this volume and removed when it was in the custody of the Griffith Institute, see MS. Wilkinson dep. d. 123, fols. 56-7, 59; for a loose sketch found in this volume at fol. 23, see MS. Wilkinson dep. c. 24, fol. 48.

Physical Facet

Binding: stiffened marbled wrappers.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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