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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 58. 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 22, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2069.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 58. 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/2069

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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 58
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Transcript 58 FLORENCE. Florence.—No. IL JHE Florentines, like all other Italians, are fond of their festas, which are an excellent excuse for a holiday, which they thoroughly enjoy; these festas have been pretty numerous during our stay in the fair city. On the one celebrating the statuto, or the unity of the country, a grand military display was held on the Cascine, a large space outside the Porta al Prata. It is a gay resort, with its numerous promenades sheltered with beautiful trees and well supplied with seats. The views of the distant mountains are fine. There were about 8000 men under arms, and the cavalry and artillery very finely mounted. As a rule the foot soldiers do not look a brilliant lot, though their officers are always fine young fellows. Another festa—that of S. Giovanni, the patron saint of the city—is a great holiday, when crowds of people throng the streets and caffes ; the theatres also are well patronised. Unfortunately the summer theatres have been seriously inter-