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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches

Identifier: Coll-1956
Scope and Contents

A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches. Watermark 1814. Bookplate of J. A. Jamieson.

Dates: 1814

Album of sketches by James Skene of Rubislaw

Identifier: Coll-2019
Content Description This is an album of sketches by James Skene of Rubislaw (1775-1864), comprising approximately 420 sketches. A talented amateur artist, James Skene of Rubislaw was a close friend of Sir Walter Scott who accompanied him on riding excursions to localities that Scott planned to feature in his novels and poems. There, at Scott’s suggestion, Skene made sketches of landscapes and buildings that Scott then used as an inspiration and aide-memoire for his own work. Many of the sketches in this album...
Dates: c 1804-c 1830

Archive of illustrators Alison Douglas Tod and Richard Tod

Identifier: Coll-2029
Scope and Contents This is an extensive archive of material relating to the children's stories and illustrations produced by this Newport-on-Tay father and daughter duo: Richard, who was active between 1901 and 1917 and who worked both under his own name and as "Uncle Jack", and Alison, who appears to have been busy in the 1940s. The collection comprises draft manuscripts and typescripts, final typescript versions, preliminary sketches on paper and on tracing paper, finished artwork, and a small amount of...
Dates: c 1900-1940s

Collection of early 19th-century poetry, J. Stuart, 1813-1821

Identifier: Coll-1383/5/3
Scope and Contents

Collection of 19th-century poems acquired by J. Stuart, 1821. Some romantic and other on death and mortality. Contains two pencil sketches of female figure - from Clifton - in 1813.

Dates: 1813-1821

Collection of scripts, posters, flyers relating to Edinburgh University Student Dramatic Society and productions with the involvement of Derek Pugh

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1755
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x folder - Collection of programmes and promotional material of the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group, Scottish Community Drama Association, and EU Dramatic Society - 'Beauty and the beast', a preliminary festival, 'The empty chair', 'The daughter of the dawn', 'Much ado about nothing', and 'King Lear', 1950-1958. 1 x folder - Printed copy of ...
Dates: 1951-1959

Correspondence between an astronomer, David Little of Granton, Edinburgh, and the instrument maker William Horn, of Allan Park, Stirling, and correspondence between Horn and instrument makers Thomas Morton of Kilmarnock, and T. Cooke & Sons, York

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1555, Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0164
Identifier: Coll-1784
Scope and Contents

The collection of letters is divided into a group dating from 1850 which includes receipts, costs and correspondence between William Horn and David Little, Granton, Edinburgh.

Another group of in the collection is correspondence between William Horn and Morton and Cooke.

There is also a sketch of a comet drawn in 1838 (Encke's Comet).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1850-1870

Costume design sketch-book, mid-20th century

Identifier: Coll-1581/3/7
Scope and Contents

This sketch-book contains drawings of costumes for various Edinburgh University student productions. There are also notes about the costume and fabric.

Dates: mid-20th century

Design Sketches and Templates, 1894 - 1954

Identifier: GD47/1
Scope and Contents Sketchbooks and loose sketches that show designs and templates detailing measurements and other specifications for the construction various surgical instruments, artificial limbs, and other medical apparatus produced by J. Gardner & Son. There are 12 complete or partial sketchbooks in which a number of the sketches include information about the hospital or doctor who commissioned the instrument. There is also a filing system containing 102 individual sketches that is fully catalogued, as...
Dates: 1894 - 1954

Drawings and prints collected by Hugh Cleghorn

 Fonds — Box Coll-1619, Box: Coll-1619 / E2015.23
Identifier: Coll-1619
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts, notes and news-clippings, drawings, sketches, tracings and water-colours, and photographs of drawings. These feature trees, flowers and leaves, figures, animals and places in the Himalayas and across India... Indian life, forests and gardens.

Dates: 17th-19th century

Folder of architectural and decorative detail sketches attributed to Elena Tamara Talbot Rice née Abelson, c 1920-c 1960

 Item — Box CLX-A-479
Identifier: Coll-1848/23-0139
Scope and Contents Folder containing sketches of architectural and sculptural details and letters drawn in pencil or pen and ink over pencil on squared paper. Each sheet bears on its recto up to 24 drawings of European mediaeval architectural and sculptural designs, including ground plans and architectural ornaments, all grouped by period and regions as well as individually labelled. Inside the front cover is noted 'E Talbot Rice', by Enriquetta Harris Frankfort, former Head of the Warburg Institutes'...
Dates: c 1920-c 1960