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Collection Individual Manuscripts and Small Collections
Collection Individual Manuscripts - Library of Congress
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Call Number msD919.M7E22 (ms229)
Title Thomas Moody, 'Journal of a tour through Switzerland and Italy'
Date 1822
Description Thomas Moody "Journal of a tour through Switzerland and Italy in 1822".

A tour made, by way of Paris and Dijon, Lake Lucerne, the Rhone Glacier, Lake Como, Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, Herculaneum, Naples, Modena, Genoa and Versailles.

24 original water colour illustrations by Joseph Axe Sleap, British artist (1808-1859), some interfoliated. One signed on reverse "J Sleap begs to say that this is the best drawing he will make at so very low a price" (p.105).
Extent 1 volume, 221pp plus illustrations
Creator Name Thomas Moody, Joseph Axe Sleap
Admin History Joseph Axe Sleap (1808-1859) became a landscape painter but was only starting to gain recognition by the time of his death.
Physical Description 1 volume. Binding: decorated red morocco with title in gold on front cover. Brass clasp. Paper with gold trim: 16.5x19.8cm. 14 large, 1 medium and 9 small water colours.
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