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Item — Box: CLX-A-388
Content Description This album dating from 1823 to 1857 contains accomplished drawings of landscape and town views across England and Scotland by the amateur artist Mary Boott. Most sketches are signed by her, dated, and inscribed with locations.Mary Boott (née Hardcastle) was married to American botanist Francis Boott (1792-1863) and would often accompany him on his field collecting trips, and while he went off looking for plant specimens she drew the landscapes they visited. The drawings are grouped in...
Content Description This collection comprises an artist's journal, a set of handmade CDs, and an artwork produced by Sonia Ali during her studies at the Edinburgh College of Art in 2013/14 (MA Art Space Nature). Artist's research journal/book: this research journal documents the artist's thinking and making process for a series of works in collaboration with University of Edinburgh – Evolutionary Biology Dept where she has worked...
Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1592
Content Description This collection includes a printed book with two enclosures, printed ephemera, and two medals related to harpist Helen Patuffa Hood and her mother Marjory Kennedy-Fraser, Scottish musician and folk-song collector. The printed book is a signed copy of The Road to the Isles (Edinburgh: Robert Grant & Son, 1927) by Kenneth Macleod given by the author himself to Patuffa as...
Dates: 1889; 1925-1928; 1946
Collection — Box: CLX-A-1727
Content Description The collection consists of seven manuscript books and one framed illustration created by Diane de Bournazel from 2015 to 2022. 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...
Scope and Contents The content of the Papers at shelfmark Gen. 273-286 include a manuscript volume of Gaelic songs, manuscripts and proofs of The songs of the Hebrides, papers relating to The Seal Woman, proofs of Life of Song, and newspaper cuttings. Correspondence at shelfmark Gen. 519-520 includes letters from various members of the Kennedy family in Italy to the family at home, 1879-1880, letters to Marjory...
- Subject: women artists X
- Folk music -- Scotland 2
- Folk songs, Scots 2
- women musicians 2
- Artists 1
- Artists’ books 1
- Artworks 1
- Drawings. Visual works 1
- Edinburgh College of Art -- students 1
- Illustrations 1
- Landscape 1
- Medals 1
- Mural Painting and Decoration 1
- Mythology 1
- Printed ephemera 1
- Programmes 1
- Scottish Gaelic language 1
- Sketchbooks & albums 1
- Songs, Scottish Gaelic 1 ∧ less
- English 2
- English 1
- French 1
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1
- Fraser, Marjory Kennedy-, 1857-1930 (singer, pianist, folk-song collector and arranger) 2
- Ali, Sonia, fl 2010s (artist; Edinburgh College of Art alumna) 1
- Boott, Mary, fl 1824-1857 (née Hardcastle | artist) 1
- Boughton, Alice, 1866-1943 (Photographer) 1
- Bournazel, Diane de, b 1956 (French book artist) 1