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sketches

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
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 Sir James Skene of Rubislaw

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-2019
Content Description This is an album of sketches by Sir 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

 Fonds
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

 File
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

Design Sketches and Templates, 1894 - 1954

 Series
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

Houstoun Family Album

 Item — Box CLX-A-1595
Identifier: Coll-2013
Content Description This is an album used as a sketchbook and a common-place book from the mid-19th century to the 1930s, created and compiled by two Scottish women of the same family. The first contributor is Caroline Elizabeth Houstoun (1840-1926), who filled the volume with well-spaced studies of landscapes and buildings in coloured pencil, pastel, and some watercolour. Some noteworthy sites include Inverness from the Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Euston Station in London, and Saint-Germain in Paris. The identity...
Dates: 1850s-1930s

Papers of George Ormerod

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-333
Scope and Contents The papers consist of original sketches, mainly by Ormerod, of landscapes and buildings in Great Britain done during the first half of the 19th century.
Dates: 19th century

Student notes, c 1939-1944; 1969

 Series — Box CLX-A-1668: Series Coll-1976/1
Identifier: Coll-1976/1
Scope and Contents This series consists of student notebooks and notes taken by Anne Davies during her studies. Also includes some University of Edidnburgh pamphlets. Student medical case notes, midwifery cases at the Simpson Memorial Maternity Pavilion, 1943-1944. Restricted. Annotated typed notes entitled 'Diseases of the alimentary system', c 1939-1945. Annotated typed notes entitled 'Diseases...
Dates: c 1939-1944; 1969

Two pencil drawings of Old College by Roger Tarr, c 1972

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0159
Scope and Contents Pencil sketch representing the West side of Old College, viewed from an upper window, with the castle in the background. Signed by the artist, Roger Tarr.
Dates: c 1972