Letters, memoranda, and drawings concerning Pompei and recent eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Etna, 1760-1799.

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Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803. Letters, memoranda, and drawings concerning Pompei and recent eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Etna, 1760-1799.

Letters, memoranda, and drawings concerning Pompei and recent eruptions of Mt. Vesuvius and Etna, 1760-1799.

Scrapbook containing correspondence and copies of letters of Sir William Hamilton, including letters from Archibald McLauchlan, a letter by Sir Horace Mann, copied by Hamilton, and a letter from Hamilton to Lady Hamilton; notes by Lady Hamilton; memoranda, plans, and drawings in color of the eruptions of Vesuvius and Etna in 1793; and an account of the eruptions by Fra Antonio da Petrizzi. Also includes a color lithograph of Lady Hamilton by Giovanni Battista Cipriani.

1 v. (.16 linear ft.)

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Hamilton, Emma, Lady, 1761?-1815

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Wife of Sir William Hamilton, born Emma Lyon. Mistress of Lord Nelson. From the description of ALS : Merton, to an unidentified correspondent, 1806 Dec. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541889 Mistress of Lord Nelson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified woman, [1800-1815] Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499154 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to His Royal High...

Petrizzi, Antonio da.

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Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785

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Cipriani was an Italian painter and engraver who worked in England. From the description of Drawings and etchings, 1709-ca. 1818. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122564097 From the guide to the Drawings and etchings, 1709-ca. 1818., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Hamilton, William, Sir, 1730-1803

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Sir William Hamilton was a British diplomat, ambassador to Naples (1764-1800), and an archaeologist. His wife, Emma, was the mistress of Admiral Horatio Nelson. Hamilton acquired a collection of antiquities from Pompeii, which he sold to the British Museum in 1772, thereby stimulating wide interest in the art and culture of classical civilizations. He published several works based on archaeological pursuits, including Antiquités étrusques, greques et romains (1766-67) and Mount Vesuvius (1772)...

Mann, Horace, 1844-1868

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Mann was born in Boston in 1844, the eldest son of the well-known educator, Horace Mann. He received much of his education informally from his father and also studied zoology and botany with Asa Gray and Louis Agassiz at the Lawrence Scientific School. Mann specialized in Hawaiian plants, and prepared his thesis on this subject. It was published in the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Science (1866), and Mann received his degree in 1867. He died a year later of tuberculosis, leavi...

Mclauchlan, Archibald

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