Document ReferenceOs D 14
TitleTravel notebook of J.E. Denison relating to visit to Italy; 14 Oct. 1853-c.12 Nov. 1853
Date14 October 1853-12 November 1853
Extent104 ff
Content DescriptionConsists of travel notebook of J.E. Denison covering period 14 Oct. to c.12 Nov. 1853; discusses travels through Italy; discusses in detail towns visited on tour including detail reference to Rome; refers to English members of Italian society; describes art galleries and paintings encountered in detail such as those in Vatican and Borghese Palace; refers to churches and architecture encountered on tour; discusses history of Rome; refers to hot weather and effect on health especially amongst tourists; makes reference to system of leasing lands and relationship between tenants and landlords.

Discusses current state of Catholic Church and relationship between church and development of Italy; refers to incident of dispute between 'committee of English Church and Bishop of Gibraltar' over diocese of Gibraltar; discusses galleries in Turin and Parma.

Includes many pencil and ink sketches of paintings, statues and monuments; includes sketches of city prospects and map of Rome.

Includes list entitled 'Rank & Order of Painters' on flyleaf.

Relates to Os D 13.
Termtransport, trains
climate, Italy
social life, Italy
architecture, Italian
travel, Italy
art, galleries
art, paintings
art, statues
medical conditions, malaria
religions, Catholic Church
Physical DescriptionSmall notebook bound in leather; gold stamped on spine.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6087Pius IX (1792-1878); Pope; Giovanni M.M. Ferretti Pope from 18461792-1878
NA10909Antonelli; Giacomo (1806-1876); Cardinal; Italian prelate1806-1876
NA10910Wiseman; Nicholas P.S. (1802-1865); Cardinal; English prelate1802-1865
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6366Tomlinson; George (1818-1863); Bishop of Gibraltar1818-1863
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
PL9923/Bologna/Papal States
PL10931/Viterbo/Papal States
PL9848/Rome/Papal States
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