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Joseph Jackson Lister: Journal of a tour of the Continent

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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.



Physical description

138 ff. 1 vol., 140 × 120 mm. Red leather binding, brass clasp on vellum hinge.

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Described in typescript supplements, by Christopher Hilton and Richard Aspin, to the Library's published finding aids.

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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

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