Journal of James Byers, the architect and archaeologist, describing visits he made to Southern Italy, Sicily and Malta in 1766. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.10339

Dates

  • 1766. (Creation)

Extents

  • 95 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    There are particular descriptions of churches and ancient temples, especially the architectural details of each. James Byers also gives detailed observations of terrain, local inhabitants and their customs. The journal is illustrated with his own line drawings principally of buildings.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 93 folios.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1968.

Components