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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 96. 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 17, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2111.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 96. 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/2111

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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 96
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Transcript 96 VENICE. from Venice on board the steamer, we generally find our way to the extreme point of the bow in order to enjoy the sensation of a perfectly free view of the surrounding scenery, and isolate ourselves from all behind us. On Wednesday night last we were in that position, and witnessed a very close escape from a collision with another steamer. Our boat was crowded with passengers, and was keeping too near the course followed by the steamer coming from the opposite direction. As we were steaming on at full speed, we remarked to the look-out man at the bow that something was wrong in both our course and that followed by the other steamer approaching. No notice was taken for a few seconds, when we again remarked, "Look out, or there will be a collision." The man then saw its probabilities, and that our only chance of escape was by the opposing steamer changing her course, and so passing us on the wrong side instead of the right one. We both shouted, " Sinistra ! sinistra!"—to the left, to the left—and fortunately the man at the wheel heard us and