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Book of sketches made in Italy Public Deposited

Book of sketches made in Italy

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 6210
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Date Created
  • created 1814
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Abstract
  • IE TCD MS 6210 is one of 5 sketchbooks kept by John Synge during his early 19th-century European travels. Where the works are finished they are sepia wash depictions of buildings in landscapes, sometimes with figures, usually dated. The titles are those given by the author. The journal kept by the author during his journey is MS 6205. The other 4 sketchbooks can be found at IE TCD MS 6207-6209, 6211.This item is part of the collection of material brought together by Edward Stephens (1888-1955) for his projected biography of his uncle John Millington Synge.John Synge (1788-1845) was grandfather of the playwright John Millington Synge; he was known as 'Pestalozzi John' due to his enthusiasm for the teachings of Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746-1827, Swiss educator). Synge is an important figure in the history of the Plymouth Brethen in Ireland; he owned land in Glanmore in Co. Wicklow. He married Isabella daughter of Hugh Hamilton, founder member of the Royal Irish Academy.This item is part of the collection of material brought together by Edward Stephens (1888-1955) for his projected biography of his uncle John Millington Synge.Contents:--Fol. 1: The Lazaretto & Island of Nisita where Quarantine is performed in the Bay of Naples.--Fol. 2: Napoli.--Fol. 3: Pompeii.--Fol. 4: Napoli from the Palazzo di Donn'Anna Posilipo.--Fol. 5: Roma.--Fol. 6: Roma.--Fol. 7: Fierenze.--Fol. 8: View from the Apennines between lojano & Pianovo near Bologna. --Fol. 9: Near Lavano Lago Maggiore.--Fol. 10: Untitled view of a ruin on a hill with a covered boat in the foreground. Probably Lago Maggiori.--Fol. 11: Untitled view of a town on a shoreline with mountains in the background. probably Lago Maggiore.--Fol. 12: Isola Madre Borromeo.--Fol. 13: Isola S. Giovanni.--Fol. 14: Château of the Borromean family. Isola Bella. Lago Maggiore.--Fol. 15: Lago maggiore. Isola Bella, Madre Pescatori.--Fol. 16: Isola pescatori. lago maggiore.--Fol. 17: Untitled sketch of a wooden bridge.--Fol.18 & 19 Skipped numbering in foliation. --Fol. 20: Untitled sketch of a road through mountains.--Fol. 21: Untitled sketch of a road through mountains.--Fol. 22: Untitled sketch of mountains.See the Manuscripts & Archives Research Library’s catalogue entry here: https://manuscripts.catalogue.tcd.ie/CalmView/Record.aspx?src=CalmView.Catalog&id=IE+TCD+MS+6210&pos=1
Collection title
  • Stephens-Synge Collection
Provenance
  • Part of the collection of material brought together by Edward Stephens (1888-1955) for his projected biography of his uncle. John Millington Synge
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  • ink
  • pencils (writing and drawing equipment)
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  • paper (fiber product)
Culture
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS6210_01
Source
  • 0076429

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