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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 104. 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 19, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2119.

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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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Transcript 104 THE RETURN. of thorough enjoyment to us and our artist friends. We have also visited Murano, which is on one of the islands near to Venice, and was in the loth century one of the most important places in Europe for the manufacture of glass, receiving exclusive privileges from the Senate; but now the people are principally employed in making beads, chiefly for the Eastern market; still there seems to be a chance of the ancient glories of the trade being revived. Signor Salviati has established works here, chiefly for the manufacture of high-class Venetian glass, consisting of the most elegantly-designed goblets, vases, and cups in every variety of exquisitely-coloured glass; and also for the revival of the almost extinct production of pictures in Mosaic, which certainly rival in brilliancy, if they do not surpass, those of the earliest times. We are informed that Mr. Layard is greatly interested in this establishment of modern glass-making. We also visited, on our way, the cemetery for Venice, near to the Church of San Michell, a dreary spot surrounded by the lagoons, which are excluded by a high wall. This