William Gell Notebook

Department Archive
Collection William Gell Personal Papers
Reference No. GELL 4534.a
Level Item
Dimensions 9 x 12 cm
Dates 1805-1810
Creator Gell, Sir William
Scope and Content This notebook cover is stamped with the word ‘Angles’ referring to compass-bearings employed as a method of navigation using angles in relation to North. The notebook contains lists of compass-bearings and relational location information of places on the Greek mainland (Peloponnese, Central Greece, Attica) and the Ionian Islands. A few locational maps are sketched at some entries.
Notes This corresponds to Woodward & Austin (1925) notebook (6).
Reference Woodward, Arthur M. & Austin, Reginald P. 1925. Some Note-books of Sir William Gell-I. BSA 27: 67-80. Direct link