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J G Joyce. Sketchbook

Reference code
JOY/001
Title
J G Joyce. Sketchbook
Date
1875-1877
Level of description
item
Scope and content
Sketchbook containing (fols. 18, 19) two highly finished drawings, pencil, wash and chalk, 1877, of a fragment of a Romanesque capital, reused as a piscina, discovered in building material of the old church at Ewhurst, Hants., when this was pulled down for rebuilding (see VCH Hampshire, IV, 247-8). Also includes pencil drawings of a Norman capital on a wooden pillar at Farnham castle (fol. 6), an angel corbel (fol. 36v), Italian views (fols. 7-10), one apparently by Joyce's wife, Ellen, 1875, river views, pencil and w/col (fols. 31v, 35v), etc. Joyce read a paper on the Ewhurst capital to SA, 14 June 1877, which was passed for publication in Archaeologia. The paper was taken away by him for revision (see note by C. Knight Watson, 14 June 1877, on a Book Post Wrapper, fol. i).
Creator
Joyce, James Gerald (1819-1878), Anglican clergyman and artist
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/981/1