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Extent 138 ff.
Title Joseph Jackson Lister: Journal of a tour of the Continent
Date 1817
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Description Journal of a tour of the Continent, July-September 1817, including France, Switzerland and the river Rhine, kept by Joseph Jackson Lister. Illustrated with drawings and watercolours, many taken by camera lucida.
Digitised Yes
Access Status Open
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Physical Description 1 vol., 140 120 mm. Red leather binding, brass clasp on vellum hinge.
Finding Aids Described in typescript supplements, by Christopher Hilton and Richard Aspin, to the Library's published finding aids.
Copies This material has been digitised and can be freely accessed online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.Photographs of watercolours in this journal can be found on Wellcome Images:
Street scene in Rouen: L0034243
Watercolour of a typical Alpine house: L0034244
Watercolous of a palace and bridge along the banks of the Rhine: L0034245
Market scene in Dieppe: L0034996
Sketches of people and costumes of Switzerland: L0034997
Devils Bridge sketched by Lister on his travels through Europe showing a bridge crossing the Gotthard Pass, northern approach, Switzerland: L0034998
Landscape scene looking back up the valley of the Reuss, the northern apprach to St. Gotthard Pass, Switzerland: L0034999
Watercolour of a house in Zurich, Switzerland: L0035000
Two sketches showing the floor plans of Swiss mountain Chalet, first and second floor, Switzerland: L0035001
A general view of the valley of Chamounix, France: L0046603
3 water colours of alpine scenes: L0046604-05
Relevant Publications This journal is one of two travel journals described in Chapter 8, "By Land and Sea" of Cures and Curiosities: inside the Wellcome Library, ed. Tony Gould (London: Profile Books, 2007)., pp.113-123.
MaterialType Archives - Non-digital
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