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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 47. 1877. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 13, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2058.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 47. Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2058

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Title Scraps from an artist's sketchbook
Alternative Title Scraps from an artist's sketch book, with illustrations from the author's original sketches in Rome, Florence, and Venice , photographed by J. Greer, Pendleton
Creator (Local)
  • Rothwell, Selim
Contributor (Local)
  • Pendleton, J. Greer
Publisher Daily Chronicle
Date 1877
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Artists
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Rome, Italy
  • Florence, Italy
  • Venice, Italy
Genre (AAT)
  • books
  • plates (illustrations)
  • illustrations (layout features)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 118 pages; 12 leaves; 19 cm
Original Item Location DG427 .R68 1877
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b2395052~S11
Digital Collection Exotic Impressions: Views of Foreign Lands
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
Identifier exotic_201304_003
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Title Page 47
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Transcript FLORENCE, 47 Florence.—No. I. ^STAVING fixed our day of departure from ct/- Rome, we left by an early train in order to pay a visit by the way to Orvieto, which is situated about half-way between Rome and Florence, By this arrangement we were able to spend three hours in viewing the grand cathedral, which stands upon an eminence 1300 feet above the level of the railway. It is a remarkable building, ornamented over the whole exterior with a profusion of carvings and splendid Mosaics, whilst the interior is rich in statues, and the tribune is adorned with frescoes by Fra Angelica and others. The windows have stained glass of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. From, the commencement of the building in 1290, there have been employed no less than 400 architects, sculptors, painters, &c, on this interesting specimen of Italian Gothic art. The town, formerly the residence of many of the Popes of the Guelph party, has a quiet, deserted look, and we were surprised to find