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Arts Ephemera collected by Joanna Marie Drew

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-774
Identifier: Coll-1121
Scope and Contents The ephemera - largely printed and graphic - includes art subjects from all ages, and artists ranging in stature and in their international reknown: Francis Bacon, David Bomberg, Braque, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cezanne, Otto Dix, Robert Doisneau, Maggi Hambling, Katarzyna Kobro, El Lissitzky, Berthold Lubetkin and Tecton, Magritte, Andrea Mantegna, Matisse, Andre Breton Matta, Miro, Monet, Henry Moore, Picasso, Bridget Riley, and Richard Wentworth. It covers painting, sculpture, architecture,...
Dates: 1960-1990

Card album entitled "Album des célébrités contemporaines publié par Lefèvre-Utile, Nantes"

 Item — Box: CLX-A-1721
Identifier: Coll-2042
Content Description This is an artfully decorated album issued by the French biscuit manufacturer LU (formerly known as Lefèvre-Utile), entitled "Album des célébrités contemporaines publié par Lefèvre-Utile, Nantes". It contains forty-eight chromolithographed cards featuring famous figures from the arts; each card, embossed with silver or gold, bore a black-and-white photograph portrait of the celebrity along with a relevant colour image and a quotation from the celebrity themselves in praise of LU biscuits. There...
Dates: c 1901

Collection of John Hector (1845-1934)

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Identifier: CSWC 4
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three volumes which seem to date from after Hector's return from India but contain extracts from lectures given and hymns, songs and verses collected while he was there: (1) volume, similar to a commonplace book, with hymns, songs and verses noted by Hector, some translated by him from Bengali or French, and some other notes and newspaper articles (various dates); (2) extracts from Hector's lectures to his students in Calcutta (extracts written by Hector at a later...
Dates: 19th century-20th century

Collection of Photographs of Persia (Iran), 1874

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Identifier: Coll-797
Scope and Contents The photographs held in a decorated binder, include those of: Venus passing the sun over Iran, December 1874; the interior of the observatory at Isfahan (Ispahan); the astronomical station Baugh-i-Zerecht; bridge at Sende-Roud; a city gate; the Maidan of Isfahan; the Mosquee Royale, Tomb of Ali, and other mosques; views in Qum; and views in other Iranian cities.
Dates: 1874

Diane de Bournazel Collection

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1727
Identifier: Coll-2046
Content Description The collection consists of four manuscript books created by Diane de Bournazel from 2016 to 2019. These handmade and unique books are filled with intricate densely-packed detail, which draw the eye and the mind into a dream-like world, in which she explores themes that include the natural world, childhood, and human relationships. Each work expresses a sweep of emotions while being imbued with a sense of the inner life. Bournazel uses drawing, painting, paper cutting, and collage. Her imagery...
Dates: 2016-2019

Fine Art Postcard Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1048
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of photo albums (filed arbitrarly) and small drawer sets of postcards (filed geographically). They show European buildings, many ecclesiastical. The subjects are: Italian sculpture; paintings and drawings (possibly of French examples); church exteriors (England, Italy); church interiors (Italy, France, England); domestic exteriors (France); secular exteriors (Italy); secular interiors; doors and doorways (England); wells and fountains; bridges; gateways; steps and...
Dates: 1895-1960

‘La concordance des centuries et propheties de Michel Nostradamus, par order alphabetique’

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Identifier: MS NOS
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: 1713

Laws, Amelia Nyasa

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Identifier: GD18
Scope and Contents Published material 1903-1971; papers relating to iridology, osteopathy and other medical specialties c1931-1967; osteopathy patient records 1931-1979; lecture notes 1920s-1930s; photographic material and drawings n.d.; personal and other papers 1899-1939, n.d.
Dates: 1899-1979

‘Le Reveil de l’âme endormie au profound et trompeur sommeil du monde pour la ramener à Dieu’

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Identifier: MS REV1
Scope and Contents See External Documents (below) for details.
Dates: c.1700

Livre de Raison (Commonplace book)

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-354
Identifier: Coll-1854
Content Description This outlandish and colourful manuscript volume is an exceptional resource to understand and study French popular culture in the late 18th-early 19th centuries. Its contents are extremely varied, and include poems, oracles, lyrics of popular songs, proverbs and maxims, recipes, legal document templates, a formulary of letters, calendars, little stories and anecdotes, an account of Napoleon's return to France after his exile on Elba, and a dictionary for the interpretation of dreams. It refers...
Dates: c 1820-1830

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