Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents A translation of "Physionomische fragmente" by Johann Caspar Lasater, with sketches. Watermark 1814. Bookplate of J. A. Jamieson.
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 can...
Dates: c 1804-c 1830
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
Fonds — Box Coll-1619, Box: Coll-1619 / E2015.23
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
Item — Box CLX-A-1595
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...
Fonds — Multiple Containers
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