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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 113. 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/2128.

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(1877). Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 113. 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/2128

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Scraps from an artist's sketchbook - Page 113, 1877, Exotic Impressions, Views of Foreign Lands, Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 12, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/2135/show/2128.

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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 113
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Transcript MUNICH. 113 is one vast gallery of art, chiefly of the German school, frescoes and glass painting having been particularly cared for by King Ludwig. The sculpture gallery contains some of the finest works by Thorwaldsen and others. We were anxious to see the colossal Statue of Bavaria with her attendant Lion, and so drove out to the Place. The heat here on this day was greater than we had experienced in any part of Italy. Though we were prepared for seeing a great work, the size of this statue astonished us ; it stands upwards of sixty feet high, and is of noble proportions. There is a spiral staircase leading to the top. The head will allow eight persons to be seated, one comfortably in the nose without making a stoppage; and though Bavaria is a bronze, you may see through her, and obtain a fine view by looking out of her eyes. Had the pedestal, which is of marble, forty feet high, been still a little higher, in our modest ojnnion the effect of the whole would have been improved and more distinctly separated from the very