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All Byron realia are listed together in the first table. Following the complete list are separate tables according to type of material. (There is no item #1, and not all items are in boxes.)

Byron realia (all)

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

 

"Petals from the poets"

Calendar for 1895. [6] col. leaves, each covering 2 months. Each leaf features a different English poet with portrait, quotation, and scenes relating to his life. Byron is on leaf [3], May-June.

 

1895

26.7 x 19.2 cm.

Heavy paper. Leaves tied at top with velvet maroon ribbons.

Marsha M. Manns

 

2

1

1

 

[Letter box]

Letter box with 5-line calligraphic quotation from Childe Harold III

 

[200-?]

32.5 x 25 x 5.3 cm.

Rust-colored leather

Pansy Michaels

Purchased at Barnes & Noble

3

1

2

 

"Newstead Abbey"

Lace picture depicting Newstead Abbey, with insert portrait of Byron

 

[19--]

40.5 x 29.3 cm.

[Cotton?]

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

 

4

1

3

Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1872, engraver. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836, painter.

"George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron"

Framed and matted portrait of Byron.

London : Fisher, Son & Co.

1838

11 x 8.6 cm within frame 34.5 x 29 cm.

Paper

Maria DeVal

Engraved by Robinson after a painting by Westall.

5

1

4

Langlumé, lithographer. Planat, Pierre, 1792-1866, painter.

"Lord Byron"

Reproduction of Langlumé's lithograph portrait of Byron after a painting by Planat.

[Paris] : Langlumé

[18--]

35 x 25.2 cm.

Paper

 

 

6

1

5

Webster, Moses, 1792-1870, painter.

"Newstead Abbey Nottinghamshire Home of Lord Byron"

Tea towel/wall hanging. "From lithograph published by Alfred Barber 1834."

[Nottingham?]

[19--]

46.3 x 67.5 cm.

Irish linen

Marsha M. Manns

[Engraved by L. Hague?] after the painting by Moses Webster. Towel produced for Nottingham Museums by Ulster.

7

1

6

 

"She walks in beauty like the night"

Painted plate with scene showing a couple in a wood next to a moonlit river, with watermill in background. "She walks in beauty like the night" in lower border. Decorative border in green, gold, pink and yellow.

[S.l.] : The Poetry Society

c1992

diameter 20 cm.

Porcelain

Marsha M. Manns

On verso: "Limited edition."

8

1

7

 

"Lord Byron"

Green jasper wall plaque with relief bust of Byron in white, encircled by oak leaves and acorns. White decorative border.

[England]

[ca. 1880-1895]

14 x 10.8 cm.

Green jasper

Frank Jordan

 

9

1

8

 

[Apollo Belvedere]

Bust of the Apollo Belvedere

[Staffordshire? England]

[ca. 1880-1920]

height 16 cm.

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

 

10

1

9

 

[Framed plaque of a Regency gentleman]

Staffordshire plaque with bevelled edge showing relief portrait bust within concave oval, the whole behind glass in a modern wood frame.

[Staffordshire, England]

[ca. 1860-1880]

 

Staffordshire

Marsha M. Manns

 

11

1

10

 

"Wellington"

Painted Staffordshire figure of the Duke of Wellington on a white horse, with body angled to the left from the saddle. Black hat, light blue cape, red coat with gold braid and medals.

[Staffordshire, England]

[ca. 1850-1865]

height 25.5 cm.

Staffordshire

Marsha M. Manns

 

12

2

1

 

"The death of Nelson"

Painted Staffordshire group of 3 figures with Nelson in middle supported by 2 soldiers. His black hat is at his feet. Dark blue coats, white epaulets with black and red trim, white sashes, gold buttons. Nelson in pink trousers with darker pink horizontal stripes, white stockings and black shoes. Soldiers in gray stockings.

[Staffordshire, England]

[ca. 184-]

height 18 cm.

Staffordshire

Marsha M. Manns

 

13

2

2

 

"Byron"

Bust of Byron, unpainted.

 

 

height 32.5 cm.

Ceramic

Marsha M. Manns

 

14

2

3

Lalaisse, François Hippolyte, 1810-1874, engraver. Lemaitre, Augustin François, 1797-1870 [publisher?]

"Cité Valette"

Hand-colored engraving by Lalaisse of Valletta showing part of the fortification.

[Paris : Lemaitre]

[ca. 1840?]

10.2 x 14.2 cm. within frame of 21.5 x 27.5 cm.

Paper

 

From the workshop of, or published by, Lemaitre.

15

3

1

Lalaisse, François Hippolyte, 1810-1874, engraver. Lemaitre, Augustin François, 1797-1870 [publisher?]

"Rue St. Jean (Cité Valette)"

Hand-colored engraving by Lalaisse of Valletta.

[Paris : Lemaitre]

[ca. 1840?]

14.2 x 8.2 cm. within frame of 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

 

From the workshop of, or published by Lemaitre.

16

3

2

Milton, Thomas, 1743?-1827, engraver. Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, painter.

"Newstead, in Nottinghamshire, the seat of Lord Byron"

Hand-colored engraving of Newstead Abbey, seen in middle distance. "Plate 101."

[London] : G. Kearsley

1780

13 x 18.3 cm. within frame of 24 x 29 cm.

Paper

Janice P. Smith

Engraved by Milton after the painting by Sandby.

17

3

3

Walker, William, 1729-1793, and Angus, W. (William), 1752-1821, engravers. Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, painter.

"Newsted Priory, Nottinghamshire"

Hand-colored engraving of Newstead Priory. "Plate 61."

[London] : G. Kearsley

1779

13 x 18.3 cm. within frame of 24 x 29 cm.

Paper

Janice P. Smith

Engraved by Walker and Angus after the painting by Sandby.

18

3

4

 

"Byron"

Embossed-paper image representing a bust of Byron, left profile. Bust within ruled and decorative rectangular frame.

 

 

12.2 x 16.8 cm. within frame of 19.4 x 14.4 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

 

19

3

5

Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881.

[Autograph signature]

Signature cut from A.N.s, with last words of note: "let it be - I have so arranged it Yours, E. Trelawny"

 

 

7.2 x 10.8 cm. within frame of 14.5 x 19.5 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer.

Mounted on red felt between 2 horizontal strips of gold braid.

20

3

6

Kinnaird, Douglas, 1788-1830.

[Autograph note]

"Mr. Douglas Kinnaird requests Mr. Barton will call upon him to-morrow forenoon. Pall Mall East. May 22 - 1829."

[London]

May 22, 1829

9.2 x 10.8 cm. within frame 14.5 x 19.5

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer.

Mounted on red felt with strips of gold braid angled at each corner. Affixed to back is a typed paragraph of biographical information about Kinnaird.

21

3

7

Werner, L.

"Drawing Room at Fifty Albemarle Street"

Black and white photograph of Werner's ca. 1850 watercolor depicting the scene of John Murray's introduction of Byron to Walter Scott on April 7, 1815.

 

 

13.5 x 16.5 cm. within frame of 18 x 23.2 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

Photograph inscribed on verso: "On your first visit to 50 Albemarle St. John Murray VII." Murray, John Richmond Grey, 1941-

22

3

8

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of, 1769-1852.

[Autograph address leaf]

Franking signature of Wellesley on address leaf to "George Fennell Esq / Cahir Abbey / Ireland," dated "London October Seventeenth 1828" and postmarked "FREE / 170C17 / 1828"

[London]

Oct. 17, 1828

7.5 x 11.8 cm. within frame of 16.8 x 22 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

Mounted on red felt with strips of gold braid angled at lower left and upper right corners.

23

3

9

Howard, [John Edgar?]

[Autograph signature]

Autograph signature and several words of text cut from A.L.s, possibly from John Edgar Howard to an unidentified correspondent.

 

 

3.8 x 7.8 cm. within frame of 11.7 x 16.3 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Mounted on red felt with a circular strip of gold braid surrounding the (partly obscured) text.

24

3

10

Bouvier, P. L. (Pierre Louis), 1765-1836.

[Portrait of M. de Rocca in Hussar of Chamborant uniform, with his horse, Sultan]

Photographic reprint of Pierre Louis Bouvier's oil painting of Albert-Jean-Michel (John) de Rocca.

 

 

14.7 x 10.2 cm. within frame of 23 x 17.8 cm.

Paper

 

M. de Rocca (Albert-Jean-Michel), 1788-1818, second husband of Mme. de Staël. Original hangs at Château de Coppet in Coppet, Switzerland, former residence of Rocca and Mme. de Staël, where Byron was a guest.

25

3

11

Sanders, George, 1774-1846. Ayling, Joan, 1907-1993.

[Miniature portrait of Byron]

Hand-drawn and hand-colored copy by Joan Ayling of George Sanders's 1812 portrait of Byron.

 

 

5.8 x 4 cm. within frame of 18.3 x 6.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

26

3

12

Vlad Maslov

"Byron"

Figure of Byron, signed and hand-painted, standing with body angled to the right, right hand leaning against gray rocks. White shirt, black jacket, cravat, trousers and shoes with buckles.

St. Petersburg [Russia] : Niena Studio

1998

17 cm. including base.

Tin and lead alloy painted with acrylic paint.

Geoffrey Bond

Figure is screwed onto base. (Right hand affixed to rocks.) "Made in St. Petersburg Niena" painted underneath.

27

3

13

[British artist]

"Lord Byron bicentennary 1988"

Bronze commemorative medal, boxed, showing left profile of Byron, to mark the bicentennial of his birth, for a conference held at Hofstra University. Reverse has lines from "The Prisoner of Chillon."

 

1988

6 cm. diameter

Bronze.

Marsha M. Manns

Accompanying slip reads: "In gratitude for your participation in the Lord Byron conference October 6-8, 1988. Hofstra University." Copy 2 has small "Byron" pin, white background with black sketch of Byron showing left profile, gift of Charles Robinson.

28

4

1

[British artist]

"Lord Byron 1788-1824"

Silver commemorative medal, boxed, showing left profile of Byron, to mark the bicentennial of his birth.

 

1988

4.5 cm. diameter

Silver

Marsha M. Manns

Inside of box has lines from Shelley's "Adonais."

29

4

2

[British artist]

"John Keats 1795-1821 1971 150th anniversary"

Silver-gilt commemorative medal, boxed, showing right profile of John Keats, to mark the 150th anniversary of his death. Reverse shows the Keats-Shelley Memorial House in Rome, with monogram "JK".

[London] : John Pinches Medallists Ltd.

1971

4.5 cm. diameter

Silver-gilt

Marsha M. Manns

"Number 033 of our issue of 300 only."

30

4

3

 

"B"

Maroon and gold necktie with encircled crowned "B" signifying Byron.

Edinburgh : Maddocks & Dick Ltd.

 

134.5 cm.

Polyester

 

 

31

4

4

Nestle

[Chocolates box]

Cardboard box for Nestle chocolates, with cover shaped and colored to look like an open book. Lefthand "page" shows "View of Chillon Castle coming from Villeneuve Canton de Vaud" in color; righthand "page" shows portrait of Byron, left profile, after Thomas Phillips's 1814 portrait, with first 6 lines of stanza 6 of "The Prisoner of Chillon" below.

Nestle

 

20 x 32 cm.

Cardboard

Jack Wasserman

"Nestle" printed in middle of lower part of box. Bottom of box printed as if mottled leather. Dangling from cover, as if bookmarks, are 4 cords, 2 on the left, 2 on the right, each a different color, with matching colored discs reading, respectively, "Nestle," "Kohler," "Cailler," and "Gala Peter."

32

4

5

 

"Byron"

Paper-lined plywood box, designed for packaging "Byron" Havana cigars. On top: "Byron." On side: "Regalia Americana." Inside: "Smoke Byron cigars." Color vignette on inside cover, showing Byron framed within an oval, being crowned by Athena with a laurel wreath. Next to his portrait, in a landscape with palm trees and a distant mountain, are a lyre and representations of his books.

Habana : Lord Byron Fabrica de Tabacos

ca. 1920

13 x 23 x 14 cm.

Plywood

Marsha M. Manns

[?] Bros., Keene, N.H. Produced in "Factory no. 13, 3rd Coll. Dist. State of New York." Remains of seals on sides and top of box.

33

4

6

 

"Crede Byron"

China dish with seal of Byron family in gray and red, and motto beneath.

England : Wedgwood

 

Diameter 10.8 cm.

Metallised bone china

 

 

34

4

7

 

"Newstead Abbey famous home of the poet Byron"

Pottery mug with sketch of Newstead Abbey and silhouette of Byron.

England

 

9.5 cm. height, 7.8 cm. diameter.

China

Michael Rees.

2 mugs

35

4

8

[Frederick?]

"Byron"

Terracotta cookie stamp/mold/press showing Byron from right profile.

 

 

6.5 x 6.3 cm.

Terracotta

Charles E. Robinson

Stamp affixed to rectangular wooden base, on bottom of which is written in charcoal, "Byron by [Frederick?]."

36

4

9

 

"Newstead Abbey"

Coaster with image of colored engraving of the lake fronting Newstead Abbey.

England : Lady Clare

 

9 x 11 cm.

Plastic

Michael Rees.

Backed in green felt.

37

4

10

 

[Mementos from Hopwood Hall, Rochdale]

Acorns, a horse chestnut, dried bud and sprigs gathered from the grounds of Hopwood Hall, Rochdale, Lancashire, where Byron stayed briefly in 1811.

 

 

 

 

Maureen Crisp and Kenneth Purslow

Placed in a small green paper box.

38

4

11

 

"Specimen illustrations for a new edition of Lord Byron's works"

3 panels, each with colored caricature vignette: "The Corsaire-Hair (Corsaire)"; "The Bride of A-Bye-Dose (Abydos)"; and "English Bards & Scotch Reviewers."

England

19th cent.

10.8 x 23.8 cm.

Paper

Jack Wasserman

 

39

4

12

Gallo, Bill

"B and B stands for Byron and Bolivar!"

Original signed pen and ink cartoon, with sketches of Bolivar and Byron, and a crossed sword and quill pen. Male figure at bottom peering at bottle of B and B.

New York

1976

12.2 x 36.9 cm.

Paper

Maria DeVal

 

40

4

13

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

"Burgage Manor"

Black ink sketch of Burgage Manor on dark-gray stone, initialed and dated by artist.

 

1983

6 x 9.8 cm.

Stone

Michael Rees.

Byron lived occasionally at Burgage Manor, Southwell, from summer 1803-winter 1808, his later Harrow and his Cambridge years.

41

4

14

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

[Byron]

Miniature portrait of Byron from right profile. Hand-painted on parchment, and signed and framed by the artist.

Bondi, Australia

 

8.5 x 8.5 cm. within frame 11 x 11.2 cm.

Parchment

Michael Rees.

 

42

4

15

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

"B"

Black ink sketch of Byron from left profile on oval-shaped stone, initialed by artist.

 

 

6 x 4.5 cm.

Stone

Michael Rees.

 

43

4

16

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

[Byron]

Miniature portrait of Byron from left profile, after George Henry Harlow's portrait of 1815. Hand-painted on parchment, and initialed and framed by the artist.

Bondi, Australia

 

6 x 4.5 cm. within frame 11.8 x 10.3 cm.

Parchment

Michael Rees.

Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.

44

4

17

 

"Lord Byron cologne"

"Our version of Drakkar"

Oakbrook, Ill.

 

4 fl oz.

SD alcohol, deionized water, fragrance.

Nancy Mayer

 

45

4

18

Oxford University Press

"Byron's poetical works"

Brass stamp for book spine.

Oxford, England

 

2.5 x 4 cm.

Brass

Susan Brynteson

 

46

4

19

Spong, Lance

[Byron]

Relief of Byron bust from left profile, in wood, within a cirular wooden frame.

 

 

13 cm. diameter

Wood

 

 

47

4

20

 

"The meeting of the waters"

Plaque with text of poem and image of Thomas Moore.

Dublin : Kamac Publications

 

10. 8 x 15.2 cm.

 

Kainoa Harbottle

 

48

4

21

David d'Angers, Pierre-Jean, 1788-1856

"Lord Byron"

Bronze-colored commemorative medallion with relief bust of Byron from right profile, and "David" beneath bust. Reproduction of the original in the Louvre.

[Paris] : Moulage Musée du Louvre

 

13.5 diameter

Plaster?

Michael Rees.

Memento from the Hofstra conference.

49

4

22

Grech, Anton.

"1809.1811 Lord Byron 1788-1824"

10-c. canceled postage stamp in blue and white, with portrait of Byron from right profile and plan of city (Valletta?)

[Valletta?] Malta : Printex Malta

1990

2.1 x 4.6 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

 

50

4

23a

 

"George Lord Byron 1788-1824" [in Russian]

15-kopeck postage stamp in gray-blue and white, with portrait of Byron within oval, after Sanders. Beneath oval are depicted a ship at sea, a scroll of paper, a quill pen and an ink well.

 

1988

5.3 x 3.3 cm. within frame 8 x 6.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

Sanders, George, 1774-1846. Stamp within silver-plate frame.

51

4

23b

Kotziamanis, Nikolaos

"Lord Byron Philhellene"

Bronze plaque with relief bust of Byron from left profile, after Thomas Phillips's portrait of Byron in Albanian dress ("Portrait of a nobleman in the dress of an Albanian").

 

 

 

Bronze

Michael Rees.

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845.

52

4

24

 

"Lordos Byron Mesologgi" (transliterated from Greek)

Metal relief bust of Byron mounted on wood.

Greece

 

11.7 x 9.2 cm.

Metal on wood

Michael Rees.

 

53

4

25

 

"Lord Byron 1788-1824"

Circular paperweight with image of Byron from left profile, after Thomas Phillips's 1814 portrait. Forming an arc around the image is quote from Don Juan, canto 2, stanza 178: "Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after."

 

 

9.1 cm. diameter

Paper and glass

Michael Rees.

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Image under glass. Backed in black velvet.

54

4

26

London : National Portrait Gallery

"Lord Byron. Notecards & Notebook" (spine title)

"George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron. Paintings by Thomas Phillips, c. 1815, Richard Westall, 1813." 4 Byron notecards, 4 envelopes and 1 blank notepad, within a pocket folder.

London : National Portrait Gallery

 

15.3 cm.

Paper

Réal de Mélogue

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836. Paintings in the National Portrait Gallery, London. "NPG writers series" no. 142 and 4243.

55

4

27

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron." Notecard

Notecard, with envelope, showing a c. 1835 replica of the upper part of the 1814 Phillips portrait of Byron in Albanian dress ("Portrait of a nobleman in the dress of an Albanian")

London : National Portrait Gallery

 

14 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. NPG [writers series] 142

56

4

28

 

"Newstead Abbey"

Hand-colored engraving of Newstead Abbey.

 

 

12.8 x 18.8 cm. within frame 31.3 x 35.8 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

57

 

 

González Byass

"González Byass Jerez Sherry"

Sherry bottle, in box, with printed label: "Celebrating the Byron Society's visit to Gonzalez Byass Bodegas Jerez 2nd May 1977. Signed by Manuel M.a González Gordon, Marqués de Bonanza K.B.E., president of the company and great great grandson of James Gordon (Jacobo Gordon Smythe) who entertained Lord Byron during his stay in Jerez in August 1908."

Jerez : González Byass

1977

32 cm.

Glass

Michael Rees.

Signed on label.

58

 

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"Mad, bad and dangerous: the cult of Lord Byron"

Poster in color for the exhibition at the NPG, held Nov. 20, 2002-Feb. 16, 2003. Reproduces 1 portrait of Byron by Richard Westall (1813), and 2 portraits by Thomas Phillips (1814; and "Byron in the dress of an Albanian," also 1814)

London : National Portrait Gallery

2002

42 x 28.8 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

Advertisement also for the Nov. 2002 publication of Fiona MacCarthy's Byron: Life and Legend, published by John Murray. "Companion to the exhibition." Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836.

59

 

 

Aberystwyth : University of Wales

"Romanticism, history, historicism"

Poster in color for the international conference at the university, held June 18-22, 2004. Reproduces J.M.W. Turner. "War. The exile and the rock limpet" (1842; Tate Picture Library)

Aberystwyth : University of Wales

2004

42 x 29.8 cm.

Paper

Donald H. Reiman

Turner, J.M.W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.

60

 

 

McCann, Nick

"Lord Byron in Nottinghamshire. July 1806, Burgage Green, Southwell"

Reproduction of original watercolor painting.

[Derby, England] : Bemrose Security Printing

 

54.8 x 75.1 cm.

Paper

Geoffrey Bond

"Limited edition of 500 prints." 3 copies.

61

 

 

 

"Now & then. The old grammar school"

Early and more recent photographs of the grammar school attended by Byron 1795-1798. The original was demolished in 1883.

[Aberdeen] : Skeneprint Ltd.

 

39.8 x 38 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

2 copies

62

 

 

Missolonghi : Pinakotheke Moschandreou

"Lord Byron"

Greeting card with colored reproduction of Soteres Soronkas's oil portrait of Byron, 1994.

Missolonghi : Pinakotheke Moschandreou

1994

17.5 x 12.5 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

Soronkas, Soteres, 1936- . Text on verso of card in Greek and English.

63

 

 

Byron, Robert Noel

"In a prior life"

11-line poem, beginning, "In a prior life -/You knew me once". Signed at end: Robert Noel Byron.

 

 

35.5 x 21.7 cm.

 

Marion Marchand

Broadside.

64

 

 

 

"Dryden"

Parian bust of John Dryden from left profile. "J&TB 990" impressed on back of bust.

[Hanley, Staffordshire, England] : J. and T. Bevington

ca. 1865-1877

20 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

James and Thomas Bevington. Dryden, John, 1631-1700.

65

6

 

 

"Byron"

Parian bust of Byron from left profile. "R&L" impressed on back of bust.

[Stoke, Staffordshire, England] : Robinson and Leadbeater

ca. 1870-1885

19.5 cm. height

Parian ware

Michael Rees.

Robinson, Frederick. Leadbeater, Edward, 1837-1911.

66

6

 

 

"Tom Moore"

Parian bust of Thomas Moore from left profile. "R&L" impressed on back of bust.

[Stoke, Staffordshire, England] : Robinson and Leadbeater

ca. 1870

20 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

Robinson, Frederick. Leadbeater, Edward, 1837-1911. Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852.

67

6

 

 

[Sir Walter Scott]

Parian bust of Sir Walter Scott from right profile.

[Staffordshire, England : s.n.]

ca. 1865-1880

22 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.

68

6

 

Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852

[Duke of Wellington]

Parian bust of the Duke of Wellington, with inclined head, wearing a cape and military uniform. After the protrait by Alfred D'Orsay. Supported by a socle base. "Comte Dorsay 1846" and "Copeland" impressed on back of bust.

[Staffordshire, England] : Copeland

1846

19 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

Copeland, William Taylor, 1797-1868. Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.

69

6

 

 

[Byron]

Parian bust of Byron from left profile.

[Bennington, Vt. : Bennington Potters]

ca. 1880

13.5 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

 

70

6

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"Lord Byron bookplate stamp"

Rubber stamp showing image of Byron within a wreath of laurels. At top is facsim. of Byron's signature. At foot, "Ex libris." Handle mounted on acrylic [?] base showing the image of Byron that is on the stamp underneath.

London : Designed and produced for the National Portrait Gallery, London, by Dickie's Stamp Collection

 

5 x 3.3 cm. mounted on base 5.5 x 3.8 cm.

Rubber and plastic

Charles E. Robinson

In series "A literary lion." In red box.

71

7

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"Lord Byron bookplate stamp"

Rubber stamp showing image of Byron within a wreath of laurels. At top is facsim. of Byron's signature. At foot, "Ex libris." Handle mounted on acrylic [?] base showing the image of Byron that is on the stamp underneath.

London : Designed and produced for the National Portrait Gallery, London, by Dickie's Stamp Collection

 

5 x 3.3 cm. mounted on base 5.5 x 3.8 cm.

Rubber and plastic

Marsha M. Manns

In series "A literary lion." In blue box.

72

7

 

Holl, Willliam, 1807-1871. Sanders, George, 1774-1846.

"Byron sometime Biron. Lord Byron"

Steel engraving by Holl, after the 1807-1808 painting by Sanders, of head and upper body of Byron, from left profile. Sea and mountain in background.

 

ca. 1850

17 x 11 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

73

7

 

Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852

"Lord Byron fait à Gènes en 1823"

Black and white reproduction of D'Orsay's 1823 pencil and watercolor sketch.

 

 

18 x 12.5 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

74

7

 

Kish, Imre, collector.

"The secret Byronic collection of Miss E.E. Constance Jones. Lancayo [sic] House, Usk, Wales"

Framed photograph of 5 items related to Byron once in the possession of E.J. Trelawny, and purchased or inherited from him by E.E. Constance Jones. Includes also reproduction of a photograph of E.E. Constance Jones, with explanation of her acquisition of the memorabilia, and a "Brief comment" by Kish concerning his research. Typed captions.

 

 

16 x 25.5 cm. within frame 21.5 x 30.5 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson, from Imre Kish

Jones, Emily Elizabeth Constance, 1848-1922. Autograph note from Imre Kish to Charles Robinson, dated January 1998, affixed to verso of frame. Note reads: "The Byron Collection, which I have discovered, as described in my manuscript, 'I am Byron.' Imre Kish - Count of Uray."

75

7

 

Lloyd, Ernest. Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852.

"Byron. Ernest Lloyd from a sketch by Count D'Orsay"

Photoreproduction. Published in "The connoisseur."

[New York : Hearst]

ca. 1910

16 x 11 cm. within gilt borders within frame 29.5 x 24.5 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

 

76

7

 

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

"Byron"

Engraving, after the Thomas Phillips 1814 portrait, "Portrait of a Nobleman."

 

 

12.7 x 10.2 within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

77

7

 

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline. Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.

"Byron Venezia"

Pen and ink sketch from pencil drawing, after the Harlow portrait in Venice, Aug. 6, 1818. Signed by the artist.

 

 

12.2 x 9.6 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

78

7

 

Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.

"Lord Byron from an engraving after a drawing by G.H. Harlow"

Photoreproduction of an engraving after Harlow's ca. 1815 drawing.

 

 

14.5 x 10 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

79

7

 

Cook, Henry R. Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

"Byron. Painted by T. Phillips. Engraved by H.R. Cook."

Portrait of Byron set within an engraved cenotaph.

London : Thomas Kelly

1830

31.7 x 24.5 within frame 35 x 27 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

"Published by Thomas Kelly, 17, Paternoster Row, April 1, 1830."

80

7

 

 

"Gothic, a film by Ken Russell. Conjure up your deepest darkest fear"

Pin or badge. Black lettering on gold.

 

[1986?]

4.3. cm. diameter.

Metal

Charles E. Robinson

Film released in 1986.

81

7

 

 

"Shelley: poet and legislator, 1792-1992. 'Poets are …'"

Pin or badge. Dark blue lettering on light blue.

 

1992

5.5. cm. diameter.

Metal

2 badges, one the gift of Charles E. Robinson, the other the gift of Marsha Manns.

On the occasion of Shelley's bicentennial.

82

7

 

Childe Harold Restaurant

"The Childe Harold"

Two matchbooks from the former restaurant at 1610 Twentieth Street, Washington, D.C. Image of Byron on front.

 

 

5 x 4 cm.

Paper

2 matchbooks, one the gift of Marsha Manns, the other the gift of Charles E. Robinson.

The restaurant closed in 2007.

83

7

 

Lord Byron Taverna

"Lord Byron Taverna"

Five matchbooks from the London restaurant. Image of Byron on front.

 

 

5 x 5.3 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

"British made. The Imperial Match Company."

84

7

 

Wedgwood, John Taylor, 1783-1856, engraver. West, William Edward, 1788-1857, painter.

"Lord Byron"

Engraving of the 1822 portrait by W.E. West.

A Paris : Chez Wedgwood graveur, editeur, Rue et Hotel de Seine No. 46

1er Septr. 1826

Image 22.2 x 19.8 cm. within plate 42.3 x 33 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

"Peint par W.E. West des Etats Unis d'Amerique. Gravé par J.T. Wedgwood graveur de S.A.R. le Prince de Saxe Coburg & de feu S.A.R. la Princesse Charlotte"

85

 

 

 

"A genealogical table of the noble family of Byron, Baron Byron, of Rochdale"

Engraved genealogical table, beginning with "Ralph de Burun, in the reign of William, the Conqueror." Latest date is birth of Frederick George Byron, Nov. 21, 1764. "390" in upper right corner.

 

 

Image 42.2 x 51 cm. within plate 46.2 x 52.8. cm.

Paper

 

 

86

 

 

 

[Charles Lamb Society birthday celebration, 1964]

Photograph taken Feb. 8, 1964 at Windsor Castle Restaurant, London. Participants identified in ink on verso.

 

1964

15 x 38.5 cm.

Paper

Marion Kingston Stocking

 

87

 

 

 

[Charles Lamb Society birthday celebration, 1967]

Photograph taken Feb. 11, 1967 at Windsor Castle Restaurant, London. Participants identified in ink on verso.

 

1967

21.5 x 35 cm.

Paper

Marion Kingston Stocking

 

88

 

 

Westall, Richard, 1765-1836

[Portrait of Byron]

Color slide of Westall's 1813 portrait of Byron at Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire. Accompanied by a 1989 National Trust brochure/guide to Hughenden Manor [4] p.

Sweden : GEPE

 

5 x 5 cm.

Paper and plastic

Marsha M. Manns

 

89

 

 

Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

"Retsina wine of Attica"

2 wine labels. "Traditional appellation. Product of Greece"

London : Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

 

13.5 x 9.5 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

Printed in English and Greek.

90

 

 

Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

"White dry wine"

3 wine labels. "Product of Greece.

London : Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

 

13.5 x 9.5 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

Printed in English and Greek.

91

 

 

John Murray (Firm)

[Brochure listing works by and about Byron]

13 works listed. Illustrated.

London : John Murray

 

21 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

 

92

 

 

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

[Portrait of Byron in Albanian dress]

Photographic print of Phillips's 1814 portrait of Byron in Albanian dress.

 

 

29.5 x 24.5 cm. within frame 36 x 30 cm.

Paper

 

 

93

 

 

Pickersgill, Henry William, 1782-1875.

[Portrait of Teresa Guiccioli]

Photographic print of Henry William Pickersgill's portrait of Teresa Guiccioli, begun in 1832.

 

 

35 x 29.5 cm within frame 42 x 31 cm.

Paper

 

Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873.

94

 

 

 

[Byron relics]

2 objects and 3 explanatory notes, 1 in the hand of John (Jock) Murray (dated July 29, 1988) and 2 in the hand of Leslie Marchand (undated), set within a frame. Includes 1) strands of Byron's hair (1807) formerly in the possession of Elizabeth Pigot and given to Marchand on Oct. 15, 1947 by her great-nephew, Cuthbert Becher Pigot, and 2) flock from the pillow on which Byron died, presented to Marchand by Murray.

 

 

Frame 45.3 x 45 cm.

Paper, wool, hair

Leslie Marchand

Murray, John, 1909-1993.

95

 

 

Composer not identified. Text by Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.

"Bright be the place of thy soul"

Pages 2-3 of musical setting for "Bright be the place of thy soul" from Byron's Hebrew melodies.

 

 

34.2 x 49.5 cm. within frame 41.8 x 55 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

At foot of p. 2: 459. Dimensions are for music as displayed, with pages open. Green tartan ribbon with bow at head of sheet music, within frame.

96

 

 

Canaletto, 1697-1768. National Gallery (Great Britain)

[Venice, Grand Canal, looking southwest from the Chiesa degli Scalzi to the Fondamenta della Croce, with San Simeone Piccolo]

Photographic print. Original, ca. 1740, in the National Gallery, London.

[London : National Gallery]

 

57 x 34.5 cm. within frame 61.5 x 38.5 cm.

Paper

 

 

97

 

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain). Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

"George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron." 1835 copy of the original painted in 1813.

Jigsaw puzzle. 45 pieces. Painting in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

London : National Portrait Gallery

 

 

Cardboard

Marsha M. Manns

Boxed. "Pocket jigsaw NPG." "NPG Ref. 142"

98

 

 

 

[Byron]

Spelter statue of Byron with pen and scroll. Screwed onto wooden base.

 

[ca. 192-]

40 cm. (with base)

Spelter

Michael Rees. Formerly in the collection of Janice P. Smith

 

99

 

 

 

[Shakespeare]

Spelter statue of Shakespeare with book. Screwed onto wooden base.

 

[ca. 192-]

38.5 cm. (with base)

Spelter

Michael Rees. Formerly in the collection of Janice P. Smith

 

100

 

 

 

"Lord Byron"

Spelter bust of Byron after a French bronze original.

 

[ca. 192-]

37 cm.

Spelter

Gene P. Smith, in memory of Janice P. Smith

 

101

 

 

Tardieu, Jean Baptiste Pierre, 1746-1816. Giraldon Bovinet.

"Grèce"

Hand-colored map, engraved by Tardieu after drawing by Giraldon. Countries trimmed in color. Rivers, lakes and islands shown. Major relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 scales. "Longitude du méridien de Paris." Vignette in lower-left corner. "35" in ink in contemporary hand in lower-right outside margin.

[Paris : François Buisson]

[1812?]

25.5 x 34 cm. within frame 33 x 36.5 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

From Conrad Malte-Brun's Atlas complet du précis de la géographie universelle. Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826.

102

 

 

American Theatre

"Mazeppa" "The Somnambulist"

Announcement of a theatrical production to be held at the American Theatre, San Francisco, Dec. 19, 1851, a "benefit of Mrs. Burrill, under the patronage of the Monumental Fire Company. Fifth night of … Mazeppa, and … The somnambulist." Cast list, performance time and price of seats included. Performance by Emily Coad also on the program.

San Francisco : Herald Print.

1851

41.4 x 13.3 cm. within frame 49 x 21.5 cm.

Silk

Marsha M. Manns

 

103

 

 

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1856.

"Lord Byron, shaking the dust of England from his shoes"

Reproduction of Beerbohm's 1904 caricature.

 

 

32.2 x 19.8 cm. within frame 38.5 x 28.5 cm.

Paper

Marjorie Tilghman

 

104

 

 

Canaletto, 1697-1768. Royal Collection (Great Britain)

"A Regatta on the Grand Canal"

Photographic print. Original, 1732, in the Royal Collection (Great Britain)

[London : Royal Collection]

 

22.5 x 37 cm. within frame 28 x 42.5 cm.

Paper

[Michael Rees]

 

105

 

 

 

"The poets calendar. 1901."

Calendar for 1901. [6] colored leaves, each for 2 months of the year, fanned out against a dark green mat and secured at bottom with a ribbon. Each leaf features a different poet with portrait and wreath. Byron is on leaf [4], Sept.-Oct. The other poets are Thomas Moore, Robert Burns, John Greenleaf Whittier, Sir Walter Scott, and Oliver Wendell Holmes.

 

1901

Each leaf 15.5 x 5.5 cm. Frame 31 x 44 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

 

106

 

 

Byron, George Anson Byron, Baron, 1789-1868. Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860. Hodgson, Francis, 1781-1852.

[Four autograph items]

Autograph address leaf with franking signature of George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron, dated Mar. 6, 1838, to James Andrews at a Manchester address (6 lines). Postmarked "FREE Mar. 6, 1838." A.L.s from Lady Byron, dated 9 July 1840 (8 lines), with accompanying envelope with note, signature and sealing wax (8 lines). Undated A.N. from Francis Hodgson concerning sermons, prayers and baptism (6 lines).

 

1838, 1840 and 1 undated piece

4 pieces of varying size paper within frame 44 x 30.3 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

 

107

 

 

Byron George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.

[Autograph address leaf]

Autograph address leaf with franking signature of Byron, dated May 27, 1813, to "Mrs. Moore / Kilmainham L[odg]e / nr. Dublin" (6 lines). Postmarked "FREE" May 27, 1813. A second postmark has date May 30, 1813. Red sealing wax.

 

1813

Unfolded leaf 17.8 x 23.3. cm. matted against black border and green tartan ribbon, within frame 35 x 37.8 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

 

108

 

 

Chesham, Francis, 1749-1806. Catton, Charles, 1828-1798.

"Byron"

Hand-colored engraving of Byron's coat-of-arms. Engraved by Francis Chesham after a painting by Charles Catton the Elder.

 

 

10.5 x 16.3 cm. within frame 24.3 x 26.2 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

"C. Catton, R.A. del. F. Chresham sculp."

109

 

 

 

[Robert Burns]

Image after the Alexander Nasmyth portrait now in the Scottish National Gallery.

 

 

Oval image 25 x 20 cm. within frame 34 x 29 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Nasmyth, Alexander, 1758-1840. Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.

110

 

 

 

[Byron t-shirts]

7 t-shirts with quotations from Byron and Byron-related images

Hanes

2004

sizes L and XL

Cotton

Joyce Gibbons

 

111

5

 

 

[Byron t-shirts]

19 t-shirts with quotations from Byron and Byron-related images

Anvil, Hanes, Jerzees and Sundod International

2004

sizes M, L and XL

Cotton

Joyce Gibbons

 

112

8

 

Sanders, George, 1774-1846. Royal Collection (Great Britain)

[Byron and Robert Rushton]

Photographic print. Original, 1813-14, in the Royal Collection (Great Britain)

London : Royal Collection

 

56.45.5 cm. within frame 76 x 65.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

 

113

 

 

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

[Byron]

Photographic print. Original, 1813-14, hangs in the office of John Murray.

 

 

64 x 48 xm. Within frame 72 x 56 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

John Murray (Firm)

114

 

 

West, William Edward, 1788-1857

[Byron]

Photographic print of 1825-26 replica of West's 1822 original portrait. The replica hangs at Harrow School.

 

 

58 x 47.5 within frame 73.5 x 63.5

Paper

Michael Rees

Harrow School. Peach 28.2

115

 

 

Walker, William, 1729-1793, engraver. Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1759-1830, painter.

"Henry, Lord Brougham & Vaux"

Engraved by Walker after a painting by Lawrence. Engraving from private plate, inscribed," "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, this plate of Henry, Lord Brougham & Vaux, Lord High Chancellor of Britain, &c. &c. &c. is with his gracious permission respectfully dedicated by His Majesty's most dutiful subject & servant, William Walker."

London & Edinburgh : William Walker

1831

36.5 x 29 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

116

 

 

Clayton, William, 1934-

"The Byron Collection"

Colored print, number 447 out of 850, signed by the artist.

Derby and London : Bemrose Editions

1973

62.2 x 95.2 cm.

Paper

 

 

117

 

 

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860. Pendleton, John B., 1798-1866. Pendleton, William S., 1795-1879.

"Lord Byron"

"Litho. of Pendleton" The second state of Peale's lithograph, showing Byron from left profile with his right elbow leaning on the manuscript of Childe Harold.

[Boston, Mass.] : Pendleton

1825 or 1826

31.5 x 24 cm. within frame 46 x 38 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Peale drew upon Nicolas-Eustache Maurin's 1825 memorial portrait of Byron, which in turn reproduced Westall's portrait, though with a different background. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836. Maurin, Nicolas-Eustache, 1799-1850.

118

 

 

Thorvaldsen, Bertel, 1770-1844. Jensen, David Ivanovitch, 1816-1902.

[Byron]

Statue of Byron from left profile, wearing a long cape and seated with left foot leaning on a broken column, holding Childe Harold in his left hand. Pedestal has skull at base and Greek imagery on sides: the owl of Minerva , the eagle of Jupiter, Greek lettering and partial frieze.

Copenhagen : Kongelige Porcelainsfabrik

1835

25.5 cm.

Unglazed biscuit porcelain

Marsha M. Manns

Modelled by Thorvaldsen in Rome in 1835. Original in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge. This copy may be by David Ivanovitch Jensen (1816-1902), still a student in 1835, but later a successful neo-classical sculptor in Copenhagen and Russia. Over 200 copies produced between 1835 and 1846.

119

 

 

Byron, Catherine Gordon, 1764?-1811.

[Autograph letter]

Autograph letter, signed, dated 11 Feb. 1807, to John Hanson. Postmarked 13 Feb. 1807 and "Southwell." Remains of red sealing wax with Byron family crest and motto.

 

1807

 

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Discusses with her lawyer, John Hanson, the finances of herself and and her son, George Gordon Byron, and their expectation of immediate receipt of funds.

120

 

PR4382 .B67 1807 [MS.]

Knight, George Wilson, 1897-

[Autograph letters and postcards signed or initialed]

Letters and postcards to Major Trevor Moilliet, Sept. 11, 1954-May 17, 1957. 3 clippings from the Sunday Times, 2 clippings from the Times Literary Supplement, and 1 unidentified clipping.

 

1954 and 1957

 

Paper

Michael Rees

Correspondence and clippings chiefly concern the publication and critical reception of G. Wilson Knight's 1957 book, Lord Byron's marriage, and the question of authorship of Don Leon, attributed to George Colman.

121

 

PR4373 .D6 K52 [MS.]

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852.

[Autograph letter, signed]

Autograph letter, signed, dated Sloperton, 19 Oct. 1841, to an unidentified woman

 

1841

 

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

Written apparently in response to her request for an autograph. The recipient may be a Miss Turner [?], who had first written to Moore in Aug. 1841.

122

 

PR5056 .A5 1841 [MS.]

 

The historic trail of Lord Byron in Nottinghamshire.

Information brochure. "A half or full-day self-guided car tour of Lord Byron country."

Nottingham : Nottinghamshire County Council

[199-?]

29 x 40 folded to 10 x 20 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

 

123

 

DA670 .N9 H57 1990z

Smith, Alexander J.

"Newstead Abbey"

Reproduction of original watercolor painting. Mounted, signed and numbered: no. 60 of 350 copies.

 

 

45 x 61 cm.

Paper

 

 

124

 

 

McCann, Nick

"Lord Byron's last journey"

Reproduction of original watercolor painting. Mounted, signed and numbered: no. 44 of 200 copies.

Nottingham : Chas. Croater

 

46 x 64 cm.

Paper

Geoffrey Bond

 

125

 

 

British Council

"Byron, 1788-1824: A British Council Exhibition"

20 mounted full-color posters reproducing paintings and engravings that illustrate Byron's life.

Nottingham and Leeds: Hawthorne Colour Printers

1988

85 x 59 cm.

Paper

Linda Leas

In 20 parts: Byron, 1788-1824. Childhood. Education. University. Early work. The Grand Tour. Greece. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Return to England. Fame. Marriage. Exile. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Venice. Don Juan. The Plays. Shelley's Death. Vision of Judgment. Expedition to Greece. Reputation.

126

 

 

Lansac, Francois-Emile de, 1803-1890.

[Episode of the siege of Missolonghi]

Reproduction of 1827 oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek and English.

127

 

 

Giannis Kasola

[Episode of the siege of Missolonghi]

Reproduction of oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek.

128

 

 

Vryzakis, Theodore, 1814-1878.

"The siege of Missolonghi"

Reproduction of oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek and English.

129

 

 

Delacroix, Eugene, 1798-1863.

"Greece on the ruins on Missolonghi"

Reproduction of 1826 oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek and French.

130

 

 

 

Missolonghi 1826-1976: 150 years after the siege"

Poster. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Text on poster in Greek.

131

 

 

Busts and statuary

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

 

[Apollo Belvedere]

Bust of the Apollo Belvedere

[Staffordshire? England]

[ca. 1880-1920]

height 16 cm.

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

 

10

1

9

 

"Wellington"

Painted Staffordshire figure of the Duke of Wellington on a white horse, with body angled to the left from the saddle. Black hat, light blue cape, red coat with gold braid and medals.

[Staffordshire, England]

[ca. 1850-1865]

height 25.5 cm.

Staffordshire

Marsha M. Manns

 

12

2

1

 

"The death of Nelson"

Painted Staffordshire group of 3 figures with Nelson in middle supported by 2 soldiers. His black hat is at his feet. Dark blue coats, white epaulets with black and red trim, white sashes, gold buttons. Nelson in pink trousers with darker pink horizontal stripes, white stockings and black shoes. Soldiers in gray stockings.

[Staffordshire, England]

[ca. 184-]

height 18 cm.

Staffordshire

Marsha M. Manns

 

13

2

2

 

"Byron"

Bust of Byron, unpainted.

 

 

height 32.5 cm.

Ceramic

Marsha M. Manns

 

14

2

3

Vlad Maslov

"Byron"

Figure of Byron, signed and hand-painted, standing with body angled to the right, right hand leaning against gray rocks. White shirt, black jacket, cravat, trousers and shoes with buckles.

St. Petersburg [Russia] : Niena Studio

1998

17 cm. including base.

Tin and lead alloy painted with acrylic paint.

Geoffrey Bond

Figure is screwed onto base. (Right hand affixed to rocks.) "Made in St. Petersburg Niena" painted underneath.

27

3

13

Spong, Lance

[Byron]

Relief of Byron bust from left profile, in wood, within a cirular wooden frame.

 

 

13 cm. diameter

Wood

 

 

47

4

20

 

"Dryden"

Parian bust of John Dryden from left profile. "J&TB 990" impressed on back of bust.

[Hanley, Staffordshire, England] : J. and T. Bevington

ca. 1865-1877

20 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

James and Thomas Bevington. Dryden, John, 1631-1700.

65

6

 

 

"Byron"

Parian bust of Byron from left profile. "R&L" impressed on back of bust.

[Stoke, Staffordshire, England] : Robinson and Leadbeater

ca. 1870-1885

19.5 cm. height

Parian ware

Michael Rees.

Robinson, Frederick. Leadbeater, Edward, 1837-1911.

66

6

 

 

"Tom Moore"

Parian bust of Thomas Moore from left profile. "R&L" impressed on back of bust.

[Stoke, Staffordshire, England] : Robinson and Leadbeater

ca. 1870

20 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

Robinson, Frederick. Leadbeater, Edward, 1837-1911. Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852.

67

6

 

 

[Sir Walter Scott]

Parian bust of Sir Walter Scott from right profile.

[Staffordshire, England : s.n.]

ca. 1865-1880

22 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832.

68

6

 

Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852

[Duke of Wellington]

Parian bust of the Duke of Wellington, with inclined head, wearing a cape and military uniform. After the protrait by Alfred D'Orsay. Supported by a socle base. "Comte Dorsay 1846" and "Copeland" impressed on back of bust.

[Staffordshire, England] : Copeland

1846

19 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

Copeland, William Taylor, 1797-1868. Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.

69

6

 

 

[Byron]

Parian bust of Byron from left profile.

[Bennington, Vt. : Bennington Potters]

ca. 1880

13.5 cm. height

Parian ware

Marsha M. Manns

 

70

6

 

 

[Byron]

Spelter statue of Byron with pen and scroll. Screwed onto wooden base.

 

[ca. 192-]

40 cm. (with base)

Spelter

Michael Rees. Formerly in the collection of Janice P. Smith

 

99

 

 

 

[Shakespeare]

Spelter statue of Shakespeare with book. Screwed onto wooden base.

 

[ca. 192-]

38.5 cm. (with base)

Spelter

Michael Rees. Formerly in the collection of Janice P. Smith

 

100

 

 

 

"Lord Byron"

Spelter bust of Byron after a French bronze original.

 

[ca. 192-]

37 cm.

Spelter

Gene P. Smith, in memory of Janice P. Smith

 

101

 

 

Thorvaldsen, Bertel, 1770-1844. Jensen, David Ivanovitch, 1816-1902.

[Byron]

Statue of Byron from left profile, wearing a long cape and seated with left foot leaning on a broken column, holding Childe Harold in his left hand. Pedestal has skull at base and Greek imagery on sides: the owl of Minerva , the eagle of Jupiter, Greek lettering and partial frieze.

Copenhagen : Kongelige Porcelainsfabrik

1835

25.5 cm.

Unglazed biscuit porcelain

Marsha M. Manns

Modelled by Thorvaldsen in Rome in 1835. Original in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge. This copy may be by David Ivanovitch Jensen (1816-1902), still a student in 1835, but later a successful neo-classical sculptor in Copenhagen and Russia. Over 200 copies produced between 1835 and 1846.

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Drawings

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

Sanders, George, 1774-1846. Ayling, Joan, 1907-1993.

[Miniature portrait of Byron]

Hand-drawn and hand-colored copy by Joan Ayling of George Sanders's 1812 portrait of Byron.

 

 

5.8 x 4 cm. within frame of 18.3 x 6.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

26

3

12

 

"Specimen illustrations for a new edition of Lord Byron's works"

3 panels, each with colored caricature vignette: "The Corsaire-Hair (Corsaire)"; "The Bride of A-Bye-Dose (Abydos)"; and "English Bards & Scotch Reviewers."

England

19th cent.

10.8 x 23.8 cm.

Paper

Jack Wasserman

 

39

4

12

Gallo, Bill

"B and B stands for Byron and Bolivar!"

Original signed pen and ink cartoon, with sketches of Bolivar and Byron, and a crossed sword and quill pen. Male figure at bottom peering at bottle of B and B.

New York

1976

12.2 x 36.9 cm.

Paper

Maria DeVal

 

40

4

13

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

"Burgage Manor"

Black ink sketch of Burgage Manor on dark-gray stone, initialed and dated by artist.

 

1983

6 x 9.8 cm.

Stone

Michael Rees.

Byron lived occasionally at Burgage Manor, Southwell, from summer 1803-winter 1808, his later Harrow and his Cambridge years.

41

4

14

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

[Byron]

Miniature portrait of Byron from right profile. Hand-painted on parchment, and signed and framed by the artist.

Bondi, Australia

 

8.5 x 8.5 cm. within frame 11 x 11.2 cm.

Parchment

Michael Rees.

 

42

4

15

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

"B"

Black ink sketch of Byron from left profile on oval-shaped stone, initialed by artist.

 

 

6 x 4.5 cm.

Stone

Michael Rees.

 

43

4

16

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline

[Byron]

Miniature portrait of Byron from left profile, after George Henry Harlow's portrait of 1815. Hand-painted on parchment, and initialed and framed by the artist.

Bondi, Australia

 

6 x 4.5 cm. within frame 11.8 x 10.3 cm.

Parchment

Michael Rees.

Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.

44

4

17

Voignier-Marshall, Jacqueline. Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.

"Byron Venezia"

Pen and ink sketch from pencil drawing, after the Harlow portrait in Venice, Aug. 6, 1818. Signed by the artist.

 

 

12.2 x 9.6 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

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Engravings, etchings, lithographs and images

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1872, engraver. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836, painter.

"George Gordon Byron, Lord Byron"

Framed and matted portrait of Byron.

London : Fisher, Son & Co.

1838

11 x 8.6 cm within frame 34.5 x 29 cm.

Paper

Maria DeVal

Engraved by Robinson after a painting by Westall.

5

1

4

Langlumé, lithographer. Planat, Pierre, 1792-1866, painter.

"Lord Byron"

Reproduction of Langlumé's lithograph portrait of Byron after a painting by Planat.

[Paris] : Langlumé

[18--]

35 x 25.2 cm.

Paper

 

 

6

1

5

Lalaisse, François Hippolyte, 1810-1874, engraver. Lemaitre, Augustin François, 1797-1870 [publisher?]

"Cité Valette"

Hand-colored engraving by Lalaisse of Valletta showing part of the fortification.

[Paris : Lemaitre]

[ca. 1840?]

10.2 x 14.2 cm. within frame of 21.5 x 27.5 cm.

Paper

 

From the workshop of, or published by, Lemaitre.

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3

1

Lalaisse, François Hippolyte, 1810-1874, engraver. Lemaitre, Augustin François, 1797-1870 [publisher?]

"Rue St. Jean (Cité Valette)"

Hand-colored engraving by Lalaisse of Valletta.

[Paris : Lemaitre]

[ca. 1840?]

14.2 x 8.2 cm. within frame of 27.5 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

 

From the workshop of, or published by Lemaitre.

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3

2

Milton, Thomas, 1743?-1827, engraver. Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, painter.

"Newstead, in Nottinghamshire, the seat of Lord Byron"

Hand-colored engraving of Newstead Abbey, seen in middle distance. "Plate 101."

[London] : G. Kearsley

1780

13 x 18.3 cm. within frame of 24 x 29 cm.

Paper

Janice P. Smith

Engraved by Milton after the painting by Sandby.

17

3

3

Walker, William, 1729-1793, and Angus, W. (William), 1752-1821, engravers. Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, painter.

"Newsted Priory, Nottinghamshire"

Hand-colored engraving of Newstead Priory. "Plate 61."

[London] : G. Kearsley

1779

13 x 18.3 cm. within frame of 24 x 29 cm.

Paper

Janice P. Smith

Engraved by Walker and Angus after the painting by Sandby.

18

3

4

 

"Byron"

Embossed-paper image representing a bust of Byron, left profile. Bust within ruled and decorative rectangular frame.

 

 

12.2 x 16.8 cm. within frame of 19.4 x 14.4 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

 

19

3

5

 

"Newstead Abbey"

Hand-colored engraving of Newstead Abbey.

 

 

12.8 x 18.8 cm. within frame 31.3 x 35.8 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

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Holl, Willliam, 1807-1871. Sanders, George, 1774-1846.

"Byron sometime Biron. Lord Byron"

Steel engraving by Holl, after the 1807-1808 painting by Sanders, of head and upper body of Byron, from left profile. Sea and mountain in background.

 

ca. 1850

17 x 11 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

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7

 

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

"Byron"

Engraving, after the Thomas Phillips 1814 portrait, "Portrait of a Nobleman."

 

 

12.7 x 10.2 within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

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Harlow, George Henry, 1787-1819.

"Lord Byron from an engraving after a drawing by G.H. Harlow"

Photoreproduction of an engraving after Harlow's ca. 1815 drawing.

 

 

14.5 x 10 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

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7

 

Cook, Henry R. Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

"Byron. Painted by T. Phillips. Engraved by H.R. Cook."

Portrait of Byron set within an engraved cenotaph.

London : Thomas Kelly

1830

31.7 x 24.5 within frame 35 x 27 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

"Published by Thomas Kelly, 17, Paternoster Row, April 1, 1830."

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Wedgwood, John Taylor, 1783-1856, engraver. West, William Edward, 1788-1857, painter.

"Lord Byron"

Engraving of the 1822 portrait by W.E. West.

A Paris : Chez Wedgwood graveur, editeur, Rue et Hotel de Seine No. 46

1er Septr. 1826

Image 22.2 x 19.8 cm. within plate 42.3 x 33 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

"Peint par W.E. West des Etats Unis d'Amerique. Gravé par J.T. Wedgwood graveur de S.A.R. le Prince de Saxe Coburg & de feu S.A.R. la Princesse Charlotte"

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"A genealogical table of the noble family of Byron, Baron Byron, of Rochdale"

Engraved genealogical table, beginning with "Ralph de Burun, in the reign of William, the Conqueror." Latest date is birth of Frederick George Byron, Nov. 21, 1764. "390" in upper right corner.

 

 

Image 42.2 x 51 cm. within plate 46.2 x 52.8. cm.

Paper

 

 

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Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1856.

"Lord Byron, shaking the dust of England from his shoes"

Reproduction of Beerbohm's 1904 caricature.

 

 

32.2 x 19.8 cm. within frame 38.5 x 28.5 cm.

Paper

Marjorie Tilghman

 

104

 

 

Chesham, Francis, 1749-1806. Catton, Charles, 1828-1798.

"Byron"

Hand-colored engraving of Byron's coat-of-arms. Engraved by Francis Chesham after a painting by Charles Catton the Elder.

 

 

10.5 x 16.3 cm. within frame 24.3 x 26.2 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

"C. Catton, R.A. del. F. Chresham sculp."

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[Robert Burns]

Image after the Alexander Nasmyth portrait now in the Scottish National Gallery.

 

 

Oval image 25 x 20 cm. within frame 34 x 29 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Nasmyth, Alexander, 1758-1840. Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.

110

 

 

Walker, William, 1729-1793, engraver. Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1759-1830, painter.

"Henry, Lord Brougham & Vaux"

Engraved by Walker after a painting by Lawrence. Engraving from private plate, inscribed," "To the King's Most Excellent Majesty, this plate of Henry, Lord Brougham & Vaux, Lord High Chancellor of Britain, &c. &c. &c. is with his gracious permission respectfully dedicated by His Majesty's most dutiful subject & servant, William Walker."

London & Edinburgh : William Walker

1831

36.5 x 29 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Brougham and Vaux, Henry Brougham, Baron, 1778-1868

116

 

 

Peale, Rembrandt, 1778-1860. Pendleton, John B., 1798-1866. Pendleton, William S., 1795-1879.

"Lord Byron"

"Litho. of Pendleton" The second state of Peale's lithograph, showing Byron from left profile with his right elbow leaning on the manuscript of Childe Harold.

[Boston, Mass.] : Pendleton

1825 or 1826

31.5 x 24 cm. within frame 46 x 38 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Peale drew upon Nicolas-Eustache Maurin's 1825 memorial portrait of Byron, which in turn reproduced Westall's portrait, though with a different background. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836. Maurin, Nicolas-Eustache, 1799-1850.

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Manuscripts

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

Trelawny, Edward John, 1792-1881.

[Autograph signature]

Signature cut from A.N.s, with last words of note: "let it be - I have so arranged it Yours, E. Trelawny"

 

 

7.2 x 10.8 cm. within frame of 14.5 x 19.5 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer.

Mounted on red felt between 2 horizontal strips of gold braid.

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3

6

Kinnaird, Douglas, 1788-1830.

[Autograph note]

"Mr. Douglas Kinnaird requests Mr. Barton will call upon him to-morrow forenoon. Pall Mall East. May 22 - 1829."

[London]

May 22, 1829

9.2 x 10.8 cm. within frame 14.5 x 19.5

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer.

Mounted on red felt with strips of gold braid angled at each corner. Affixed to back is a typed paragraph of biographical information about Kinnaird.

21

3

7

Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of, 1769-1852.

[Autograph address leaf]

Franking signature of Wellesley on address leaf to "George Fennell Esq / Cahir Abbey / Ireland," dated "London October Seventeenth 1828" and postmarked "FREE / 170C17 / 1828"

[London]

Oct. 17, 1828

7.5 x 11.8 cm. within frame of 16.8 x 22 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

Mounted on red felt with strips of gold braid angled at lower left and upper right corners.

23

3

9

Howard, [John Edgar?]

[Autograph signature]

Autograph signature and several words of text cut from A.L.s, possibly from John Edgar Howard to an unidentified correspondent.

 

 

3.8 x 7.8 cm. within frame of 11.7 x 16.3 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Mounted on red felt with a circular strip of gold braid surrounding the (partly obscured) text.

24

3

10

Byron, George Anson Byron, Baron, 1789-1868. Byron, Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, Baroness, 1792-1860. Hodgson, Francis, 1781-1852.

[Four autograph items]

Autograph address leaf with franking signature of George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron, dated Mar. 6, 1838, to James Andrews at a Manchester address (6 lines). Postmarked "FREE Mar. 6, 1838." A.L.s from Lady Byron, dated 9 July 1840 (8 lines), with accompanying envelope with note, signature and sealing wax (8 lines). Undated A.N. from Francis Hodgson concerning sermons, prayers and baptism (6 lines).

 

1838, 1840 and 1 undated piece

4 pieces of varying size paper within frame 44 x 30.3 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

 

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Byron George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.

[Autograph address leaf]

Autograph address leaf with franking signature from Byron, dated May 27, 1813, to "Mrs. Moore / Kilmainham L[odg]e / nr. Dublin" (6 lines). Postmarked "FREE" May 27, 1813. A second postmark has date May 30, 1813. Red sealing wax.

 

1813

Unfolded leaf 17.8 x 23.3. cm. matted against black border and green tartan ribbon, within frame 35 x 37.8 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

 

108

 

 

Byron, Catherine Gordon, 1764?-1811.

[Autograph letter]

Autograph letter, signed, dated 11 Feb. 1807, to John Hanson. Postmarked 13 Feb. 1807 and "Southwell." Remains of red sealing wax with Byron family crest and motto.

 

1807

 

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

Discusses with her lawyer, John Hanson, the finances of herself and and her son, George Gordon Byron, and their expectation of immediate receipt of funds.

120

 

PR4382 .B67 1807 [MS.]

Knight, George Wilson, 1897-

[Autograph letters and postcards signed or initialed]

Letters and postcards to Major Trevor Moilliet, Sept. 11, 1954-May 17, 1957. 3 clippings from the Sunday Times, 2 clippings from the Times Literary Supplement, and 1 unidentified clipping.

 

1954 and 1957

 

Paper

Michael Rees

Correspondence and clippings chiefly concern the publication and critical reception of G. Wilson Knight's 1957 book, Lord Byron's marriage, and the question of authorship of Don Leon, attributed to George Colman.

121

 

PR4373 .D6 K52 [MS.]

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852.

[Autograph letter, signed]

Autograph letter, signed, dated Sloperton, 19 Oct. 1841, to an unidentified woman

 

1841

 

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

Written apparently in response to her request for an autograph. The recipient may be a Miss Turner [?], who had first written to Moore in Aug. 1841.

122

 

PR5056 .A5 1841 [MS.]

Maps

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

Tardieu, Jean Baptiste Pierre, 1746-1816. Giraldon Bovinet.

"Grèce"

Hand-colored map, engraved by Tardieu after drawing by Giraldon. Countries trimmed in color. Rivers, lakes and islands shown. Major relief shown by hachures. Includes 3 scales. "Longitude du méridien de Paris." Vignette in lower-left corner. "35" in ink in contemporary hand in lower-right outside margin.

[Paris : François Buisson]

[1812?]

25.5 x 34 cm. within frame 33 x 36.5 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

From Conrad Malte-Brun's Atlas complet du précis de la géographie universelle. Malte-Brun, Conrad, 1775-1826.

102

 

 

 

The historic trail of Lord Byron in Nottinghamshire.

Information brochure. "A half or full-day self-guided car tour of Lord Byron country."

Nottingham : Nottinghamshire County Council

[199-?]

29 x 40 folded to 10 x 20 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

 

123

 

DA670 .N9 H57 1990z

Medals and plaques

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

 

"Lord Byron"

Green jasper wall plaque with relief bust of Byron in white, encircled by oak leaves and acorns. White decorative border.

[England]

[ca. 1880-1895]

14 x 10.8 cm.

Green jasper

Frank Jordan

 

9

1

8

 

[Framed plaque of a Regency gentleman]

Staffordshire plaque with bevelled edge showing relief portrait bust within concave oval, the whole behind glass in a modern wood frame.

[Staffordshire, England]

[ca. 1860-1880]

 

Staffordshire

Marsha M. Manns

 

11

1

10

[British artist]

"Lord Byron bicentennary 1988"

Bronze commemorative medal, boxed, showing left profile of Byron, to mark the bicentennial of his birth, for a conference held at Hofstra University. Reverse has lines from "The Prisoner of Chillon."

 

1988

6 cm. diameter

Bronze.

Marsha M. Manns

Accompanying slip reads: "In gratitude for your participation in the Lord Byron conference October 6-8, 1988. Hofstra University." Copy 2 has small "Byron" pin, white background with black sketch of Byron showing left profile, gift of Charles Robinson.

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4

1

[British artist]

"Lord Byron 1788-1824"

Silver commemorative medal, boxed, showing left profile of Byron, to mark the bicentennial of his birth.

 

1988

4.5 cm. diameter

Silver

Marsha M. Manns

Inside of box has lines from Shelley's "Adonais."

29

4

2

[British artist]

"John Keats 1795-1821 1971 150th anniversary"

Silver-gilt commemorative medal, boxed, showing right profile of John Keats, to mark the 150th anniversary of his death. Reverse shows the Keats-Shelley Memorial House in Rome, with monogram "JK".

[London] : John Pinches Medallists Ltd.

1971

4.5 cm. diameter

Silver-gilt

Marsha M. Manns

"Number 033 of our issue of 300 only."

30

4

3

 

"The meeting of the waters"

Plaque with text of poem and image of Thomas Moore.

Dublin : Kamac Publications

 

10. 8 x 15.2 cm.

 

Kainoa Harbottle

 

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4

21

David d'Angers, Pierre-Jean, 1788-1856

"Lord Byron"

Bronze-colored commemorative medallion with relief bust of Byron from right profile, and "David" beneath bust. Reproduction of the original in the Louvre.

[Paris] : Moulage Musée du Louvre

 

13.5 diameter

Plaster?

Michael Rees.

Memento from the Hofstra conference.

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4

22

Kotziamanis, Nikolaos

"Lord Byron Philhellene"

Bronze plaque with relief bust of Byron from left profile, after Thomas Phillips's portrait of Byron in Albanian dress ("Portrait of a nobleman in the dress of an Albanian").

 

 

 

Bronze

Michael Rees.

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845.

52

4

24

 

"Lordos Byron Mesologgi" (transliterated from Greek)

Metal relief bust of Byron mounted on wood.

Greece

 

11.7 x 9.2 cm.

Metal on wood

Michael Rees.

 

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4

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Music

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

Composer not identified. Text by Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.

"Bright be the place of thy soul"

Pages 2-3 of musical setting for "Bright be the place of thy soul" from Byron's Hebrew melodies.

 

 

34.2 x 49.5 cm. within frame 41.8 x 55 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

At foot of p. 2: 459. Dimensions are for music as displayed, with pages open. Green tartan ribbon with bow at head of sheet music, within frame.

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Photographs, posters and prints

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

Item #

Box #

Item In Box

Werner, L.

"Drawing Room at Fifty Albemarle Street"

Black and white photograph of Werner's ca. 1850 watercolor depicting the scene of John Murray's introduction of Byron to Walter Scott on April 7, 1815.

 

 

13.5 x 16.5 cm. within frame of 18 x 23.2 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

Photograph inscribed on verso: "On your first visit to 50 Albemarle St. John Murray VII." Murray, John Richmond Grey, 1941-

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Bouvier, P. L. (Pierre Louis), 1765-1836.

[Portrait of M. de Rocca in Hussar of Chamborant uniform, with his horse, Sultan]

Photographic reprint of Pierre Louis Bouvier's oil painting of Albert-Jean-Michel (John) de Rocca.

 

 

14.7 x 10.2 cm. within frame of 23 x 17.8 cm.

Paper

 

M. de Rocca (Albert-Jean-Michel), 1788-1818, second husband of Mme. de Staël. Original hangs at Château de Coppet in Coppet, Switzerland, former residence of Rocca and Mme. de Staël, where Byron was a guest.

25

3

11

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"Mad, bad and dangerous: the cult of Lord Byron"

Poster in color for the exhibition at the NPG, held Nov. 20, 2002-Feb. 16, 2003. Reproduces 1 portrait of Byron by Richard Westall (1813), and 2 portraits by Thomas Phillips (1814; and "Byron in the dress of an Albanian," also 1814)

London : National Portrait Gallery

2002

42 x 28.8 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

Advertisement also for the Nov. 2002 publication of Fiona MacCarthy's Byron: Life and Legend, published by John Murray. "Companion to the exhibition." Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836.

59

 

 

Aberystwyth : University of Wales

"Romanticism, history, historicism"

Poster in color for the international conference at the university, held June 18-22, 2004. Reproduces J.M.W. Turner. "War. The exile and the rock limpet" (1842; Tate Picture Library)

Aberystwyth : University of Wales

2004

42 x 29.8 cm.

Paper

Donald H. Reiman

Turner, J.M.W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851.

60

 

 

McCann, Nick

"Lord Byron in Nottinghamshire. July 1806, Burgage Green, Southwell"

Reproduction of original watercolor painting.

[Derby, England] : Bemrose Security Printing

 

54.8 x 75.1 cm.

Paper

Geoffrey Bond

"Limited edition of 500 prints." 3 copies.

61

 

 

 

"Now & then. The old grammar school"

Early and more recent photographs of the grammar school attended by Byron 1795-1798. The original was demolished in 1883.

[Aberdeen] : Skeneprint Ltd.

 

39.8 x 38 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

2 copies

62

 

 

Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852

"Lord Byron fait à Gènes en 1823"

Black and white reproduction of D'Orsay's 1823 pencil and watercolor sketch.

 

 

18 x 12.5 cm. within frame 27.3 x 21.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

 

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7

 

Lloyd, Ernest. Orsay, Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, comte d', 1801-1852.

"Byron. Ernest Lloyd from a sketch by Count D'Orsay"

Photoreproduction. Published in "The connoisseur."

[New York : Hearst]

ca. 1910

16 x 11 cm. within gilt borders within frame 29.5 x 24.5 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

 

76

7

 

 

[Charles Lamb Society birthday celebration, 1964]

Photograph taken Feb. 8, 1964 at Windsor Castle Restaurant, London. Participants identified in ink on verso.

 

1964

15 x 38.5 cm.

Paper

Marion Kingston Stocking

 

87

 

 

 

[Charles Lamb Society birthday celebration, 1967]

Photograph taken Feb. 11, 1967 at Windsor Castle Restaurant, London. Participants identified in ink on verso.

 

1967

21.5 x 35 cm.

Paper

Marion Kingston Stocking

 

88

 

 

Westall, Richard, 1765-1836

[Portrait of Byron]

Color slide of Westall's 1813 portrait of Byron at Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire. Accompanied by a 1989 National Trust brochure/guide to Hughenden Manor [4] p.

Sweden : GEPE

 

5 x 5 cm.

Paper and plastic

Marsha M. Manns

 

89

 

 

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

[Portrait of Byron in Albanian dress]

Photographic print of Phillips's 1814 portrait of Byron in Albanian dress.

 

 

29.5 x 24.5 cm. within frame 36 x 30 cm.

Paper

 

 

93

 

 

Pickersgill, Henry William, 1782-1875.

[Portrait of Teresa Guiccioli]

Photographic print of Henry William Pickersgill's portrait of Teresa Guiccioli, begun in 1832.

 

 

35 x 29.5 cm within frame 42 x 31 cm.

Paper

 

Guiccioli, Teresa, contessa di, 1800-1873.

94

 

 

Canaletto, 1697-1768. National Gallery (Great Britain)

[Venice, Grand Canal, looking southwest from the Chiesa degli Scalzi to the Fondamenta della Croce, with San Simeone Piccolo]

Photographic print. Original, ca. 1740, in the National Gallery, London.

[London : National Gallery]

 

57 x 34.5 cm. within frame 61.5 x 38.5 cm.

Paper

 

 

97

 

 

Canaletto, 1697-1768. Royal Collection (Great Britain)

"A Regatta on the Grand Canal"

Photographic print. Original, 1732, in the Royal Collection (Great Britain)

[London : Royal Collection]

 

22.5 x 37 cm. within frame 28 x 42.5 cm.

Paper

[Michael Rees]

 

105

 

 

Sanders, George, 1774-1846. Royal Collection (Great Britain)

[Byron and Robert Rushton]

Photographic print. Original, 1813-14, in the Royal Collection (Great Britain)

London : Royal Collection

 

56.45.5 cm. within frame 76 x 65.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

 

113

 

 

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

[Byron]

Photographic print. Original, 1813-14, hangs in the office of John Murray.

 

 

64 x 48 xm. Within frame 72 x 56 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees

John Murray (Firm)

114

 

 

West, William Edward, 1788-1857

[Byron]

Photographic print of 1825-26 replica of West's 1822 original portrait. The replica hangs at Harrow School.

 

 

58 x 47.5 within frame 73.5 x 63.5

Paper

Michael Rees

Harrow School. Peach 28.2

115

 

 

Clayton, William, 1934-

"The Byron Collection"

Colored print, number 447 out of 850, signed by the artist.

Derby and London : Bemrose Editions

1973

62.2 x 95.2 cm.

Paper

 

 

117

 

 

Smith, Alexander J.

"Newstead Abbey"

Reproduction of original watercolor painting. Mounted, signed and numbered: no. 60 of 350 copies.

 

 

45 x 61 cm.

Paper

 

 

124

 

 

McCann, Nick

"Lord Byron's last journey"

Reproduction of original watercolor painting. Mounted, signed and numbered: no. 44 of 200 copies.

Nottingham : Chas. Croater

 

46 x 64 cm.

Paper

Geoffrey Bond

 

125

 

 

British Council

"Byron, 1788-1824: A British Council Exhibition"

20 mounted full-color posters reproducing paintings and engravings that illustrate Byron's life.

Nottingham and Leeds: Hawthorne Colour Printers

1988

85 x 59 cm.

Paper

Linda Leas

In 20 parts: Byron, 1788-1824. Childhood. Education. University. Early work. The Grand Tour. Greece. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Return to England. Fame. Marriage. Exile. Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Venice. Don Juan. The Plays. Shelley's Death. Vision of Judgment. Expedition to Greece. Reputation.

126

 

 

Lansac, Francois-Emile de, 1803-1890.

[Episode of the siege of Missolonghi]

Reproduction of 1827 oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek and English.

127

 

 

Giannis Kasola

[Episode of the siege of Missolonghi]

Reproduction of oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek.

128

 

 

Vryzakis, Theodore, 1814-1878.

"The siege of Missolonghi"

Reproduction of oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek and English.

129

 

 

Delacroix, Eugene, 1798-1863.

"Greece on the ruins on Missolonghi"

Reproduction of 1826 oil painting. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Caption in Greek and French.

130

 

 

 

Missolonghi 1826-1976: 150 years after the siege"

Poster. Mounted.

 

 

71 x 51 cm.

Paper

 

Text on poster in Greek.

131

 

 

Plates and mugs

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

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Notes

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"She walks in beauty like the night"

Painted plate with scene showing a couple in a wood next to a moonlit river, with watermill in background. "She walks in beauty like the night" in lower border. Decorative border in green, gold, pink and yellow.

[S.l.] : The Poetry Society

c1992

diameter 20 cm.

Porcelain

Marsha M. Manns

On verso: "Limited edition."

8

1

7

 

"Crede Byron"

China dish with seal of Byron family in gray and red, and motto beneath.

England : Wedgwood

 

Diameter 10.8 cm.

Metallised bone china

 

 

34

4

7

 

"Newstead Abbey famous home of the poet Byron"

Pottery mug with sketch of Newstead Abbey and silhouette of Byron.

England

 

9.5 cm. height, 7.8 cm. diameter.

China

Michael Rees.

2 mugs

35

4

8

Relics

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

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Material

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Notes

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Item In Box

 

[Byron relics]

2 objects and 3 explanatory notes, 1 in the hand of John (Jock) Murray (dated July 29, 1988) and 2 in the hand of Leslie Marchand (undated), set within a frame. Includes 1) strands of Byron's hair (1807) formerly in the possession of Elizabeth Pigot and given to Marchand on Oct. 15, 1947 by her great-nephew, Cuthbert Becher Pigot, and 2) flock from the pillow on which Byron died, presented to Marchand by Murray.

 

 

Frame 45.3 x 45 cm.

Paper, wool, hair

Leslie Marchand

Murray, John, 1909-1993.

95

 

 

Other material objects

Author

Title

Description

Place/Publisher

Date

Dimensions

Material

Donor

Notes

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Box #

Item In Box

 

"Petals from the poets"

Calendar for 1895. [6] col. leaves, each covering 2 months. Each leaf features a different English poet with portrait, quotation, and scenes relating to his life. Byron is on leaf [3], May-June.

 

1895

26.7 x 19.2 cm.

Heavy paper. Leaves tied at top with velvet maroon ribbons.

Marsha M. Manns

 

2

1

1

 

[Letter box]

Letter box with 5-line calligraphic quotation from Childe Harold III

 

[200-?]

32.5 x 25 x 5.3 cm.

Rust-colored leather

Pansy Michaels

Purchased at Barnes & Noble

3

1

2

 

"Newstead Abbey"

Lace picture depicting Newstead Abbey, with insert portrait of Byron

 

[19--]

40.5 x 29.3 cm.

[Cotton?]

Marsha M. Manns, from the estate of J. Palmer

 

4

1

3

Webster, Moses, 1792-1870, painter.

"Newstead Abbey Nottinghamshire Home of Lord Byron"

Tea towel/wall hanging. "From lithograph published by Alfred Barber 1834."

[Nottingham?]

[19--]

46.3 x 67.5 cm.

Irish linen

Marsha M. Manns

[Engraved by L. Hague?] after the painting by Moses Webster. Towel produced for Nottingham Museums by Ulster.

7

1

6

 

"B"

Maroon and gold necktie with encircled crowned "B" signifying Byron.

Edinburgh : Maddocks & Dick Ltd.

 

134.5 cm.

Polyester

 

 

31

4

4

Nestle

[Chocolates box]

Cardboard box for Nestle chocolates, with cover shaped and colored to look like an open book. Lefthand "page" shows "View of Chillon Castle coming from Villeneuve Canton de Vaud" in color; righthand "page" shows portrait of Byron, left profile, after Thomas Phillips's 1814 portrait, with first 6 lines of stanza 6 of "The Prisoner of Chillon" below.

Nestle

 

20 x 32 cm.

Cardboard

Jack Wasserman

"Nestle" printed in middle of lower part of box. Bottom of box printed as if mottled leather. Dangling from cover, as if bookmarks, are 4 cords, 2 on the left, 2 on the right, each a different color, with matching colored discs reading, respectively, "Nestle," "Kohler," "Cailler," and "Gala Peter."

32

4

5

 

"Byron"

Paper-lined plywood box, designed for packaging "Byron" Havana cigars. On top: "Byron." On side: "Regalia Americana." Inside: "Smoke Byron cigars." Color vignette on inside cover, showing Byron framed within an oval, being crowned by Athena with a laurel wreath. Next to his portrait, in a landscape with palm trees and a distant mountain, are a lyre and representations of his books.

Habana : Lord Byron Fabrica de Tabacos

ca. 1920

13 x 23 x 14 cm.

Plywood

Marsha M. Manns

[?] Bros., Keene, N.H. Produced in "Factory no. 13, 3rd Coll. Dist. State of New York." Remains of seals on sides and top of box.

33

4

6

[Frederick?]

"Byron"

Terracotta cookie stamp/mold/press showing Byron from right profile.

 

 

6.5 x 6.3 cm.

Terracotta

Charles E. Robinson

Stamp affixed to rectangular wooden base, on bottom of which is written in charcoal, "Byron by [Frederick?]."

36

4

9

 

"Newstead Abbey"

Coaster with image of colored engraving of the lake fronting Newstead Abbey.

England : Lady Clare

 

9 x 11 cm.

Plastic

Michael Rees.

Backed in green felt.

37

4

10

 

[Mementos from Hopwood Hall, Rochdale]

Acorns, a horse chestnut, dried bud and sprigs gathered from the grounds of Hopwood Hall, Rochdale, Lancashire, where Byron stayed briefly in 1811.

 

 

 

 

Maureen Crisp and Kenneth Purslow

Placed in a small green paper box.

38

4

11

 

"Lord Byron cologne"

"Our version of Drakkar"

Oakbrook, Ill.

 

4 fl oz.

SD alcohol, deionized water, fragrance.

Nancy Mayer

 

45

4

18

Oxford University Press

"Byron's poetical works"

Brass stamp for book spine.

Oxford, England

 

2.5 x 4 cm.

Brass

Susan Brynteson

 

46

4

19

Grech, Anton.

"1809.1811 Lord Byron 1788-1824"

10-c. canceled postage stamp in blue and white, with portrait of Byron from right profile and plan of city (Valletta?)

[Valletta?] Malta : Printex Malta

1990

2.1 x 4.6 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

 

50

4

23a

 

"George Lord Byron 1788-1824" [in Russian]

15-kopeck postage stamp in gray-blue and white, with portrait of Byron within oval, after Sanders. Beneath oval are depicted a ship at sea, a scroll of paper, a quill pen and an ink well.

 

1988

5.3 x 3.3 cm. within frame 8 x 6.5 cm.

Paper

Michael Rees.

Sanders, George, 1774-1846. Stamp within silver-plate frame.

51

4

23b

 

"Lord Byron 1788-1824"

Circular paperweight with image of Byron from left profile, after Thomas Phillips's 1814 portrait. Forming an arc around the image is quote from Don Juan, canto 2, stanza 178: "Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after."

 

 

9.1 cm. diameter

Paper and glass

Michael Rees.

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Image under glass. Backed in black velvet.

54

4

26

London : National Portrait Gallery

"Lord Byron. Notecards & Notebook" (spine title)

"George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron. Paintings by Thomas Phillips, c. 1815, Richard Westall, 1813." 4 Byron notecards, 4 envelopes and 1 blank notepad, within a pocket folder.

London : National Portrait Gallery

 

15.3 cm.

Paper

Réal de Mélogue

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. Westall, Richard, 1765-1836. Paintings in the National Portrait Gallery, London. "NPG writers series" no. 142 and 4243.

55

4

27

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron." Notecard

Notecard, with envelope, showing a c. 1835 replica of the upper part of the 1814 Phillips portrait of Byron in Albanian dress ("Portrait of a nobleman in the dress of an Albanian")

London : National Portrait Gallery

 

14 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1845. NPG [writers series] 142

56

4

28

González Byass

"González Byass Jerez Sherry"

Sherry bottle, in box, with printed label: "Celebrating the Byron Society's visit to Gonzalez Byass Bodegas Jerez 2nd May 1977. Signed by Manuel M.a González Gordon, Marqués de Bonanza K.B.E., president of the company and great great grandson of James Gordon (Jacobo Gordon Smythe) who entertained Lord Byron during his stay in Jerez in August 1908."

Jerez : González Byass

1977

32 cm.

Glass

Michael Rees.

Signed on label.

58

 

 

Missolonghi : Pinakotheke Moschandreou

"Lord Byron"

Greeting card with colored reproduction of Soteres Soronkas's oil portrait of Byron, 1994.

Missolonghi : Pinakotheke Moschandreou

1994

17.5 x 12.5 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson

Soronkas, Soteres, 1936- . Text on verso of card in Greek and English.

63

 

 

Byron, Robert Noel

"In a prior life"

11-line poem, beginning, "In a prior life -/You knew me once". Signed at end: Robert Noel Byron.

 

 

35.5 x 21.7 cm.

 

Marion Marchand

Broadside.

64

 

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"Lord Byron bookplate stamp"

Rubber stamp showing image of Byron within a wreath of laurels. At top is facsim. of Byron's signature. At foot, "Ex libris." Handle mounted on acrylic [?] base showing the image of Byron that is on the stamp underneath.

London : Designed and produced for the National Portrait Gallery, London, by Dickie's Stamp Collection

 

5 x 3.3 cm. mounted on base 5.5 x 3.8 cm.

Rubber and plastic

Charles E. Robinson

In series "A literary lion." In red box.

71

7

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

"Lord Byron bookplate stamp"

Rubber stamp showing image of Byron within a wreath of laurels. At top is facsim. of Byron's signature. At foot, "Ex libris." Handle mounted on acrylic [?] base showing the image of Byron that is on the stamp underneath.

London : Designed and produced for the National Portrait Gallery, London, by Dickie's Stamp Collection

 

5 x 3.3 cm. mounted on base 5.5 x 3.8 cm.

Rubber and plastic

Marsha M. Manns

In series "A literary lion." In blue box.

72

7

 

Kish, Imre, collector.

"The secret Byronic collection of Miss E.E. Constance Jones. Lancayo [sic] House, Usk, Wales"

Framed photograph of 5 items related to Byron once in the possession of E.J. Trelawny, and purchased or inherited from him by E.E. Constance Jones. Includes also reproduction of a photograph of E.E. Constance Jones, with explanation of her acquisition of the memorabilia, and a "Brief comment" by Kish concerning his research. Typed captions.

 

 

16 x 25.5 cm. within frame 21.5 x 30.5 cm.

Paper

Charles E. Robinson, from Imre Kish

Jones, Emily Elizabeth Constance, 1848-1922. Autograph note from Imre Kish to Charles Robinson, dated January 1998, affixed to verso of frame. Note reads: "The Byron Collection, which I have discovered, as described in my manuscript, 'I am Byron.' Imre Kish - Count of Uray."

75

7

 

 

"Gothic, a film by Ken Russell. Conjure up your deepest darkest fear"

Pin or badge. Black lettering on gold.

 

[1986?]

4.3. cm. diameter.

Metal

Charles E. Robinson

Film released in 1986.

81

7

 

 

"Shelley: poet and legislator, 1792-1992. 'Poets are …'"

Pin or badge. Dark blue lettering on light blue.

 

1992

5.5. cm. diameter.

Metal

2 badges, one the gift of Charles E. Robinson, the other the gift of Marsha Manns.

On the occasion of Shelley's bicentennial.

82

7

 

Childe Harold Restaurant

"The Childe Harold"

Two matchbooks from the former restaurant at 1610 Twentieth Street, Washington, D.C. Image of Byron on front.

 

 

5 x 4 cm.

Paper

2 matchbooks, one the gift of Marsha Manns, the other the gift of Charles E. Robinson.

The restaurant closed in 2007.

83

7

 

Lord Byron Taverna

"Lord Byron Taverna"

Five matchbooks from the London restaurant. Image of Byron on front.

 

 

5 x 5.3 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

"British made. The Imperial Match Company."

84

7

 

Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

"Retsina wine of Attica"

2 wine labels. "Traditional appellation. Product of Greece"

London : Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

 

13.5 x 9.5 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

Printed in English and Greek.

90

 

 

Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

"White dry wine"

3 wine labels. "Product of Greece.

London : Lord Byron Wines Ltd.

 

13.5 x 9.5 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

Printed in English and Greek.

91

 

 

John Murray (Firm)

[Brochure listing works by and about Byron]

13 works listed. Illustrated.

London : John Murray

 

21 cm.

Paper

Symeonides

 

92

 

 

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain). Phillips, Thomas, 1770-1854.

"George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron." 1835 copy of the original painted in 1813.

Jigsaw puzzle. 45 pieces. Painting in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

London : National Portrait Gallery

 

 

Cardboard

Marsha M. Manns

Boxed. "Pocket jigsaw NPG." "NPG Ref. 142"

98

 

 

American Theatre

"Mazeppa" "The Somnambulist"

Announcement of a theatrical production to be held at the American Theatre, San Francisco, Dec. 19, 1851, a "benefit of Mrs. Burrill, under the patronage of the Monumental Fire Company. Fifth night of … Mazeppa, and … The somnambulist." Cast list, performance time and price of seats included. Performance by Emily Coad also on the program.

San Francisco : Herald Print.

1851

41.4 x 13.3 cm. within frame 49 x 21.5 cm.

Silk

Marsha M. Manns

 

103

 

 

 

"The poets calendar. 1901."

Calendar for 1901. [6] colored leaves, each for 2 months of the year, fanned out against a dark green mat and secured at bottom with a ribbon. Each leaf features a different poet with portrait and wreath. Byron is on leaf [4], Sept.-Oct. The other poets are Thomas Moore, Robert Burns, John Greenleaf Whittier, Sir Walter Scott, and Oliver Wendell Holmes.

 

1901

Each leaf 15.5 x 5.5 cm. Frame 31 x 44 cm.

Paper

Marsha M. Manns

 

106

 

 

 

[Byron t-shirts]

7 t-shirts with quotations from Byron and Byron-related images

Hanes

2004

sizes L and XL

Cotton

Joyce Gibbons

 

111

5

 

 

[Byron t-shirts]

19 t-shirts with quotations from Byron and Byron-related images

Anvil, Hanes, Jerzees and Sundod International

2004

sizes M, L and XL

Cotton

Joyce Gibbons

 

112

8

 

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