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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 68. 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 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2081.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 68. 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/2081

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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 68
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Transcript 68 VENICE. Turner—the only artist who ever painted Venice as she traly is—come like a dream— There is a glorious city of the sea; The sea is in the broad and narrow streets, Ebbing and flowing, and the salt sea-weed Clings to the marble of her palaces. Soon after six o'clock we arrived at the station. Not a cab to be seen, but plenty of gondolas ; and having hailed one, we started on a tour of inspection, before deciding upon our lodgings. An artist friend who accompanied us was our guide, philosopher, and friend; one who knows the " Stones of Venice" as well as Mr. Ruskin (the present being his twenty-fifth visit) ; he directed the gondolier to row us along the Grand Canal; the morning being young, the air was deliciously cool coming over the lagoons; and the numerous craft moving along with their picturesque boatmen—the rich-coloured sails—the constant change of objects—the noble palaces—the column of the Lion of St. Mark, and that of the patron Saint Theodore, on the grand square—compose a picture that is perfectly unique, and there is certainly no other