Ink and wash design for the construction of Lord Byron's boat.

Title
Ink and wash design for the construction of Lord Byron's boat.
Author
Roberts, Daniel, 1789-1869.
Publication
[Genoa, 1822]

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Details

Description
1 drawing; 240 x 315 mm
Genre/Form
Drawings.
Note
  • Pforzheimer Manuscript (B'ANA 0389).
Call Number
Pforz MS
Author
Roberts, Daniel, 1789-1869.
Title
Ink and wash design for the construction of Lord Byron's boat.
Imprint
[Genoa, 1822]
Physical Medium
Ink and wash on onion skin paper
Summary
Scale drawing of Byron's boat, eventually named The Bolivar, here with "Countess Gamba, Guiccioli" written on the mainsail. Along with a later note in Teresa Guiccioli's hand (TG 0226), explaining: "Le dessin du Schooner de Lord Byron qu'il avait voulu appeller avec mon nom -- mais qu'il appella le Bolivar de peur de me Comprometre."
Local Note
Filed in Oversized SC file.
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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