Sketches, Preparatory (Art)
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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 11 small whimsical sketches in pen and ink showing fairy-folk and mythical animals. Later used in Memoirs of Edward Forbes, FRS, ( 1861) .
Scope and Contents The Correspondence concerning the compilation of 'Memoir of Edward Forbes' sub-series consists of: pen and ink sketches by Edward Forbes (c1854) letters from and to contributors and collaborators (1854-1861) letters to and from the publisher Alexander MacMillan (1860-1861) letters to and from the printer Thomas Constable (1860-1861) list of...
Scope and Contents Letter to Alexander MacMillan from DT Austed enclosing a manuscript by Edward Forbes c1845, giving details of its creation and offering a selection of his sketches.
Dates: 19 August 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan enclosing a document (not attached) and the offer of some sketches from Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin-Austen for use in 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'.
Dates: 30 August 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan asking for confirmation that he has received copies of Edward Forbes introductory lectures at King's College from John Van Voorst and urging him to liaise with Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay and Joseph Beete Jukes concerning which of Edward Forbes' own drawing to include in his biography.
Dates: 10 November 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that sketches have arrived from James Scott Bowerbank and that the final choice will be made with the help of Thomas Henry Huxley. He advises Geikie that he has been in further contact with Jessie Aitken Wilson who is concerned that her brother [George Wilson]'s portion [of 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] should not be edited.
Dates: 28 November 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Alexander MacMillan telling him that he and Thomas Henry Huxley had met and chosen drawings by Edward Forbes [for 'Memoirs of Edward Forbes'] and had decided that they should be inserted at the end of chapters or at suitable points in the text. MacMillan asks Geikie to arrange that space is left for the illustrations with the printer, Thomas Constable, and informs him that James Scott Bowerbank has further information concerning the origin of the drawings.
Dates: 07 December 1860
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Joseph Beete Jukes suggesting that he comes to Ireland to see some items and sketchs made by Edward Forbes and discuss the gaps in the biography he is preparing with Emily M Yelverton.
Dates: 09 January 1861
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from William Hellier Baily commenting on 4 letters and 3 sketches by Edward Forbes (not attached) and reporting on his health.
Dates: 18 February 1861
Scope and Contents This file contains sketches of fairies, elves, children, and animals from Alison Tod's stories. These sketches consist of pencil drawings on parchment paper and some have adjustment notes.
Dates: mid 20th century