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Jacob Schnebbelie. Sketchbook from Salisbury

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Jacob Schnebbelie. Sketchbook from Salisbury
Mid 18th century
Level of description
Extent and format
ff. iii + 50.
Oblong octavo.
Leather binding, brown. In ink, fol. ii, '1534'.
Scope and content
Notes and sketches, mostly pencil, made by Jacob Schnebbelie (1760-92) during a visit to Salisbury on behalf of Richard Gough; August 1789. The first sketch is dated 'Salisbury Aug 12 1789', fol. 1. Included, as well as details and a prospect of Salisbury Cathedral, 28 Aug. 1789, fol. 6, are drawings of St Martin's, Salisbury, a double-spread prospect, fols. 17v-18, one w/col landscape, fol. 15, a roof boss, fol. 23, and river views, fols. 29-32. Miscellaneous notes at the end include a descriptive list of portraits, painted 1726-35, location not given, fol. 49v. For Schnebbelie see MSS/0263.
Schnebbelie, Jacob (1760-1792), topographical draughtsman
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