Journal and scrapbook of John Francis Campbell in which he mainly describes his travels in Ireland from July to October 1872. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.50.4.7
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Dates

  • 1872. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 199 + several blank folios. Folio.

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The journal is illustrated with watercolour and pencil sketches, photographs and rock-rubbings. Throughout, Campbell stresses the geological aspects of the places visited, particularly with regard to glaciation, and at the end of the volume his printed pamphlet ‘On the Glaciation of Ireland’ is inserted. There are also several letters to Campbell from various correspondents, 1872, and at the beginning of the volume several press cuttings relating to Gaelic literature and the Ossianic controversy.

  • Bibliography

    Campbell, John Francis. ‘On the Glaciation of Ireland’ (London, 1873).

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