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Julia Powys commonplace book

Title
Julia Powys commonplace book, ca. 1819-1820.
Author
Powys, Julia.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz BND-MSS (Powys, J.)Schwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Found In
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Description
1 volume (139 total leaves, many blank) : ill.; 24 cm.
Genre/Form
  • Commonplace books.
  • Watercolors (paintings)
  • Drawings (visual works)
  • Cartoons (humorous images)
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Julia Powys and "CLP" could not be identified.
Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Powys, J.)
OCLC
857860807
Author
Powys, Julia.
Title
Julia Powys commonplace book, ca. 1819-1820.
Summary
Half green morocco album of manuscript verse, some apparently original, most copied from contemporary sources (including Amelia Opie and Lord Byron), in a few different hands; including an anonymous poem, "To a Young Lady on Her Expressing a Wish that Lord Byron Would Write Some Lines on the Much Lamented Princess Charlotte." Also included are six watercolors (a spinster at the piano; roses; "King Charles' window, Carisbrooke"; flowers; a cartoon with manuscript text, signed "CLP"; a sleeping dog); four ink drawings (a series of a lady and gentleman dancing; a bird, laid in; "Map of Matrimony," signed "CLP"; a man in study); one inserted scrap of manuscript music ("Russian Dances") and one engraved map of France. On the front cover is a green morocco label lettered in gilt: "ALBUM / JULIA POWYS / 1819."
Biography
Julia Powys and "CLP" could not be identified.
Local Note
Pforzheimer Manuscript (B'ANA 0461); shelved with bound manuscript volumes.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
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Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925
Research Call Number
Pforz BND-MSS (Powys, J.)
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