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Sir William Gell in Italy

Gell, William Sir

Sir William Gell in Italy

letters to the Society of Dilettanti, 1831-1835

by Gell, William Sir

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Naples (Italy),
  • Italy.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Gell, William, Sir, 1777-1836.,
    • Society of Dilettanti (London, England),
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy.,
    • Archaeologists -- Italy -- Correspondence.,
    • Intellectuals -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.,
    • Intellectuals -- Italy -- Correspondence.,
    • Italy -- Antiquities.,
    • Naples (Italy) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Edith Clay in collaboration with Martin Frederiksen.
      ContributionsSociety of Dilettanti (London, England)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG206.G44 A47 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 182 p., leaf of plate, [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4595751M
      ISBN 100241894670
      LC Control Number77358254

      - Sir William Gell - Forty Days or More of Quarantine William Gell was a celebrated antiquarian and classical scholar who was born in He was a great friend of Thomas Moore, Walter Scott and Lord Byron and wrote innumerable books, most of them illustrated with his own sketches.   Susana Walton, who has died a was a rare creature – a good composer's wife who became an even better composer's widow. Married for nearly 35 years to Sir William .

      Sir William Gell, Άγγλος περιηγητής, αρχαιολόγος και τοπογράφος, απόφοιτος του Cambridge. Γεννήθηκε στο Hopton στο Derbyshire, ο γιος του Φιλίππου Gell. Η οικογένεια ήταν μία από τις παλαιότερες οικογένειες στην Αγγλία, με παράδοση στην. Sir William Gell ( - ) was an archæologist involved in excavating Pompeii. He was a fellow of the Royal Society and the Society of Antiquaries of London. Gell illustrated the the excavation of Pompeii when it was little known. He had special permits for visiting the excavations at all hours.

        Sir John Gell, 1st Baronet (22 June – 26 October ) was a Parliamentarian politician and military figure in the English Civil War. He was born to Thomas Gell and Millicent Sacheverell in Hopton Hall in Derbyshire. William Gell was an archaeologist, topographer and chartographer who studied at Cambridge, and one of the most important scholars of Greece. He was born in and died in Italy in He travelled in Ithaca ( and ), Troy (), the Ionian islands (), in Peloponnesus, the islands of the Argosaronic Sea, continental Greece and.


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Sir William Gell FRS (1 April – 4 February ) was an English classical archaeologist and illustrator. He published topographical illustrations Troy and the surrounding area in He also published illustrations showing the results of archaeological digs at : 1 AprilDerbyshire, England.

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Despised and reject. Born and raised in Onchan, William Gell’s poetry was almost entirely written about the Isle of Man; its attractions, people Sir William Gell in Italy book history.

His first book of poetry was Glen Helen and Other Poems, published infollowed by Douglas: A Reminiscence in Sir William Gell (–) was a British traveller, archaeologist and topographer. Gell was born in Hopton, Derbyshire and graduated from Cambridge university. The Gells are an aristocratic family of England, going as far back as the era of King John ().

As one of her chamberlains, Sir William Gell left England in to accompany the former Princess of Wales, now the exiled Queen Caroline. He remained in Italy, continuing to publish topographies, with continual money problems, until his death in His letters (D/50/) are available to view at the Record Office on CD Works by Sir William Gell in the RA Collection 3 results.

Richard Westmacott the Younger RA and Sir William Gell Sketch of Ancient vases beneath a portico, c. - Pen and ink over pencil on wove paper Richard Westmacott the Younger RA and Sir William Gell Drawing of a Greek stele showing a man with a dog, c. - 7 E. Clay (ed.), Sir William Gell in Italy (London, ), The conditions of secrecy imposed by the restored Bourbon monarchy prohibited taking notes or sketches in situ.

Gell's observations therefore (as he was aware) have considerable value for classical archaeologists and art historians today, as few other observations were taken on the. Gell, William, Gell, William, Sir, Gell, William Gell, William Sir William Gell English classical archaeologist and illustrator.

After travelling in Greece Gell settled in Italy in ; and he wrote that he gloried in communicating all new discoveries. On his death his drawings passed to his friend, Keppel Craven, who bequeathed them to the British Museum. This book explores the relationship between Queen Caroline, one of the most enigmatic characters in Regency England, and Sir William Gell, the leading classical scholar of his day.

Despised and rejected by her husband, Caroline created a sphere and court of her own through patronage of : Jason Thompson.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William Gell (Gell, William, Sir, ) A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Gell, William, Sir, The Itinerary of Greece; With a Commentary on Pausanias and Strabo and an Account of the Monuments of Antiquity at Present Existing in That Country (multiple formats at Google) Gell, William, Sir, Probestücke von.

Daniel Gell was buried in the west cloister of Westminster Abbey on 18th June No gravestone remains for him. He was the eldest son of Ralph Gell and grandson of Anthony. Before becoming Chapter Clerk at the Abbey in he had been secretary to the bishops of Peterborough and of Gloucester and registrar of the diocese of Llandaff.

Download Citation | Edith Clay and Martin Frederiksen (Eds.), Sir William Gell in Italy: Letters to the Society of Dilettanti, – London: Hamish Hamilton, Pp. x +13 Pls. Based loosely around the exploits of Sir William Gold (also known as Guglielmo Cogno, William Cook, Guglielmo Gott and Cocco Inglese, hailing from Castle Hedingham, Essex), a protégé of Sir John Hawkwood and later his constable-general in the White Company in Italy, this series begins with Gold's life as a goldsmith's apprentice in London just afte.

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Analisi storico-topografico-antiquaria della carta de' dintorni di Roma secondo le osservazione di Sir W. Gell e del professore A. Nibby, Rom 2. Ausgabe ; Literatur. Edith Clay (Hrsg.): Sir William Gell in Italy. Letters to the Society of Dilettanti, Hamilton Books.

From until his death inSir William Gell resided in Rome and Naples and, though crippled by gout, showed the novelist Sir Walter Scott around the Pompeii excavations. He is seen by some scholars as one of the chief founders of historical topography studies of the hinterland of Rome.

GELL, Sir WILLIAM (–), classical archæologist and traveller, born inwas the younger son of Philip Gell of Hopton in Derbyshire, by his wife, Dorothy, daughter and coheiress of William Milnes of Aldercar Park, a lady who afterwards married Thomas Blore, the topographer [q.

v.] William Gell's paternal grandfather, John Eyre, had assum.Lord William Bentinck, in full William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, (born SeptemBulstrode, Buckinghamshire, England—died JParis, France), British governor-general of Bengal (–33) and of India (–35).

An aristocrat who sympathized with many of the liberal ideas of his day, he made important administrative reforms in Indian government and society.William’s mother was Elizabeth Coggeshall. He was the first of four children.

Sadly, William’s mother died when he was young. William’s father then married Jane Wingfield, and in the fullness of time, seven more children were born into the Gilbert family. Education. In his early years, William was schooled at Colchester Royal Grammar School.