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women artists

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Album of sketches by Mary Boott

 Item — Box CLX-A-388
Identifier: Coll-2063
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...
Dates: 1824-1857

Artwork by former Edinburgh College of Art student Sonia Ali

Identifier: Coll-1985
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...
Dates: 2013-2014

Book, medals, and printed ephemera relating to Helen Patuffa Hood and Marjory Kennedy Fraser

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1592
Identifier: Coll-1978
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...
Dates: 1889; 1925-1928; 1946
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Book of anecdotes, quotations, etc., in French, in ornamental styles of writing, with illuminations, 1577

Identifier: La.III.522
Scope and Contents

Book of Anecdotes, Quotations, etc., formerly (but no longer) attributed to Esther Inglis. It is in French, in ornamental styles of writing, with illuminations. There is a prayer at the beginning, with ornamental border, bearing to be written at Barnetoun by Mr. W. Geddy. In a paper fastened to the board some notes.

Dates: 1577

Collection of typescript and manuscript letters from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Joanne Soroka discussing tapestries

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1261
Identifier: Coll-1665
Scope and Contents The tapestries referred to were shown at exhibitions, including the ICA in London. The correspondence illustrates the creative process behind some of the very few tapestries Ian Hamilton Finlay had made. The collection is composed of:- 18 x ts letters and 9 x ms letters from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Joanne Soroka discussing tapestries commissioned from Ivory Tapestries by Finlay, and written between 20 September 1989 and 7 September 1997 (one is undated).- 26 x carbon...
Dates: 1988-1997

Diane de Bournazel Collection

 Collection — Box CLX-A-1727
Identifier: Coll-2046
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...
Dates: 2015-2022

Embroidery created by "Mrs Prince", 1919

Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0067
Scope and Contents Embroidery done by a "Mrs Prince" in 1919. It artfully depicts a variety of elements and scenes in small panels: flowers and plants, animals (including a rooster, butterflies, fish, geese, and a dragon), a woman from side-on looking at a landscape, and a man from behind, holding what looks like a spear and looking over a high wall.There is very little metadata accompanying this piece, but given its style, this could be an example of embroidered samplers made by students at the...
Dates: 1919

Illuminated calligraphic manuscript entitled A Selection from the Collects, by Louisa Mary Freeman, c 1880

Identifier: Ms.Add.5
Scope and Contents This is a manuscript entitled A Selection from the Collects, by Louisa Mary Freeman. Each page is highly illuminated, and includes a prayer and a note indicating when to recite said prayer (for example 'Sixth Sunday after Epiphany', and 'Ninth Sunday after Trinity'), a decorated initial, and richly illuminated borders.Also includes a contemporary carte de visite portrait of Louisa Mary Freeman, taken by Hennah...
Dates: c 1880

Kemble, Fanny, 8 [March 1865]; 5 April 1865; 25 October 1885

Identifier: Coll-1989/35
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three autograph letters signed, sent from Fanny Kemble to Mary Lyell and Katharine Murray Lyell, dated 8 [March 1865], 16 April 1865 and 25 October 1885. There also is a small autograph envelope with wax seal, and a clipping from another autograph envelope.1. Letter from Fanny Kemble to Lady Mary Horner Lyell, in response to an invitation and concerning the American Civil War (London, Wednesday 8th [probably March 1865, though a pencil note falsely...
Dates: 8 [March 1865]; 5 April 1865; 25 October 1885

La.III.75: Esther Inglis, "A Treatise of Preparation to the Holy Supper and of our only Saviour and Redeemer Jesus Christ", 1608 (dated)

Identifier: La.III.75
Scope and Contents The manuscript contains a prose religious treatise, copied by Esther Inglis as a gift for Sir David Murray of Gorthy (1567-1629), her friend and companion to the Prince Henry. Sir David Murray was the recipient of three of Inglis’ manuscripts, with this being the first; the others are a Book of Psalms prepared in 1612 (now Wormsley Library, Oxfordshire, BM 1851), and a miniature illuminated manuscript of the Quatrains of Guy du Faur (now British Library, MS...
Dates: 1608 (dated)