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Painting

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Colquhoun catalogue of prints and pictures at Rossdhu, Luss

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1521
Scope and Contents The catalogue is dated 18 May 1871 and signed 'Sir J. Colquhoun'. There is a bookplate, 'Sir James Colquhoun, Bart.'. The list is headed 'Prints [...] at Rossdhu - Luss', and includes listings of items in 'Family bed room', in 'Best Bed Room No.6', in 'Best Bed Room Dressing Room No.7', a listing of 'Round miniature portraits', listing of 'Second Best Bedroom No.8', in 'Blue Room No.9', in the 'Old Nursery No.4', the paintings or 'Pictures in Small Sitting Room', listing for the 'Entrance...
Dates: 1871

Leaflet for an exhibition at the Edinburgh College of Art, October 1958

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0098
Scope and Contents Leaflet entitled 'Pittori Toscani' on an exhibition on Florentine painters held at the Edinburgh College of Art in October 1958. The leaflet contains a list of exposed paintings, from the following artists: Baroni, Dino Caponi, Fernando Farulli, Marcello Guasti, Silvio Loffredo, Mario Marcucci, Rodolfo Margheri, Adriana Pincherle Enzo Pregno, and Ottone Rosai.
Dates: October 1958

letter to Hubert James Foss from Fanny Pyatt, 03 December 1941

 Item
Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2409
Scope and Contents letter, 3 December 1941, Edinburgh, Fanny Pyatt to Hubert Foss. Describing Morris Meredith Williams' oil painting of the Edinburgh quartet, with Tovey at the piano. Holograph signed.
Dates: 03 December 1941

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Nellie Hadden, 25 March 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/36
Scope and Contents Hadden asks Ewart's opinion of who would make the best secretary for the Zoological Society, and recounts her visit to the Zoo at Clifton, while painting miniatures for Ewart.
Dates: 25 March 1903

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 13 March 1897

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/1
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier writes to Ewart regarding the publishing of a paper, of which he encloses proofs (not present). He states that Sir Walter Gilbey is in possession of a painting by Stubbs of the first zebra introduced into England, and that he is hoping to send him a photograph of the painting.
Dates: 13 March 1897

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from William Bernhard Tegetmeier, 04 May 1897

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/3/4
Scope and Contents Tegetmeier writes that he encloses a photograph (not present) of Sir Walter Gilbey's picture by George Stubbs of the first zebra introduced into England. He hopes to receive early news of Ewart's experiments in telegony. He also offers to show him a photograph of the hind quarters of five Burchell zebras in a stable.
Dates: 04 May 1897

Pata scroll illustrating the Indian career of the botanist William Roxburgh

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1851
Content Description A traditional, cloth-based scroll painting, illustrating the life of botanist William Roxburgh, created by Gurupada Chitrakar in 2010 in West Bengal. It is a water-based paint on paper, mounted on cotton. Created using paint made with vegetable dyes, these scrolls are made by sewing together individual panels of paper. Fabric, often from old saris, is glued to the back to strengthen the scroll.Painted scrolls such as this, known as patas, are used as visual...
Dates: 2010