Excerpts from William Burkitt's Expository notes.
- Additional Title(s):
Expository notes, with practical observations, on the New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Selections
- England, circa [1850?]
- Physical Description:
- 1 volume (approximately 100 leaves) : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsBS2340 .B8 1850Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Archives & Manuscripts
- A note in a much later hand at the front of the album attributes the manuscript (presumably the copied text and the original drawings) to Mary Smith of Cropwell Butler, Nottinghamshire. The basis of this attribution is unclear.
In general text and illustration appear on one side of a leaf, usually on facing pages.
Leaves of the album are watermarked 1846.
The album intersperses short excerpts from William Burkitt's Expository notes (first published in 1700) with original drawings, most in watercolor. A small number of drawings feature religious subjects, but most depict flora and fauna, especially flowers and birds.
- Subject Terms:
- Bible -- Commentaries.Birds.Flowers.
- Commonplace books.
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Burkitt, William, 1650-1703, Excerpts from William Burkitt's Expository notes, circa [1850?]
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