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24 drawings of of quadrupeds, birds, fishes, reptiles and insects by James Tait Black

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1317
Scope and Contents 24 pen and ink drawings of quadrupeds, birds, fish, reptiles and insects by James Tait Black. There are two suites of work (1840 and 1841) with the same title but with a different set of 12 illustrations. The bindings of the two sets are in very poor condition. The illustrations from the 1840 suite, one of which is coloured, are: The elephant The tiger The gnu ...
Dates: 1840-1841

Calligraphy and illustrations for Spencer

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1413
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....
Dates: 1946

Photographs from drawings by W. Vandevelde Junr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1416
Scope and Contents The album had been in the possession of the Earl of Cawdor (John Frederick). It is dated 1859. The album is composed of photographic art reproduced on salted paper. Eight images are maritime in nature - vessels at sea - with waves and sails coloured in bluish / greyish tint, and are of drawings done by Willem Van de Velde the Younger (1633-1707).

Maroon morocco. Gilt stamp at the from and back board - John Frederick Earl Cawdor.
Dates: 1859