Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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
Book of anecdotes, quotations, etc., in French, in ornamental styles of writing, with illuminations, 1577
Scope and Contents Book of Anecdotes, Quotations, etc., created by 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.
Collection of typescript and manuscript letters from Ian Hamilton Finlay to Joanne Soroka discussing tapestries
Fonds — Box CLX-A-1261
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 copies of letters...
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...
Illuminated calligraphic manuscript entitled A Selection from the Collects, by Louisa Mary Freeman, c 1880
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 & Kent in...
Dates: c 1880
Les Quatrains Du Sieur de Pybrac dediez a tres illustre et tres noble Seigneur, Monseigneur le Conte de Salisberrie pour ses estrennes de I'an 1607; Escrit et illumine par moi Esther Inglis.' Some of the illuminations are cut out, 1607
Scope and Contents Manuscript book entitled "Les Quatrains Du Sieur de Pybrac dediez a tres illustre et tres noble Seigneur, Monseigneur le Conte de Salisberrie pour ses estrennes de l'an 1607; Escrit et illumine par moi Esther Inglis." ("The Quatrains of Sir de Pybrac dedicated to the Very Illustrious and very noble Lord, Monseigneur the Earl of Salisbury for his [Christmas or New Year] gifts of the year 1607; Written and illuminated by me Esther Inglis").
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...
Verses on the Greatness of God Esther L'anglois (Inglis), French-woman of Dieppe, 1592, on fine vellum, 1592
Scope and Contents Verses on the Greatness of God, Esther L'anglois (Inglis), French-woman of Dieppe, 1592, on fine vellum.