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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 54. 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 12, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2065.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 54. 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/2065

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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 54
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Transcript 54 FLORENCE. Whilst looking at the many cartoons for the decoration of these noble palaces of Italy, all of which had been executed, we could not help reflecting how little our rich corporations of London, and other great cities and wealthy towns of England, have done to foster and encourage art; the body is well cared for, but the mind is almost utterly neglected. A few statues at the Mansion House are all that London can boast, whilst the walls of the present Town Halls of Liverpool and Manchester are adorned with staring portraits of men who may have done some good during their year of office, but the great benefactors of our country, whose wonderful inventions have revolutionised the world—our Watts, Stephensons, Arkwrights, and Cromptons— have no recognition. In all their fives there are historical subjects well worthy of the painter, and by such pictorial embellishment of the walls of our public buildings the best lessons are taught to those who may add to the continued and future greatness of our country. Something like an effort will most probably be soon made in this direction by