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

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:


Album of Arms, British and Foreign, with coloured plates, processions, battles, etc., chiefly in Dutch, also known as Michael Van Meer's Album Amicorum, 1614-1617

Identifier: La.III.283
Scope and Contents This exquisite manuscript of watercolour paintings gives a fascinating glimpse into the 17th century. Little is known of van Meer other than that he was a lieutenant in Hamburg who died on 13th October 1653. He clearly spent some time in London early in the century, as this album has numerous contemporary images of people and scenes in the capital city. The album amicorum (book of friends) is a kind of autograph book collected by early modern students or scholars from Germany or the Low...
Dates: 1614-1617

Archive of illustrators Alison Douglas Tod and Richard Tod

Identifier: Coll-2029
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
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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

Coloured sketches - Alison Douglas Tod, mid-20th century

 File — Box CLX-D-62: Series Coll-2029/2
Identifier: Coll-2029/2/9 Outsize
Scope and Contents

This file contains a combination of pencil sketches and more complete ink and painted drawings. The main subject is Alison Tod's character, Sally Ann, but there is also a pencil and coloured pencil drawing of dancing women.

Dates: mid-20th century

Copies of Macfarlan's Illustrated Family Paper

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-327
Identifier: Coll-1846
Scope and Contents

Three editions the Macfarlan's Illustrated Family Paper, from 1 May 1855, 1 June 1855, and 2 July 1855. The newspapers are entirely hand-written or hand-drawn, including illustrations. Topics discussed include, among other things: events relating to the Crimean war such as the siege of Sevastopol and the Hango Head massacre; the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1855; the Exposition Universelle of 1855 (as international exhibition held in Paris). The newspapers are beautifully illustrated.

Dates: 1855

Correspondence, papers, photographs of William Charles Chapman-Mortimer, which include letters to his wife, illustrated stories and poems

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1789
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters between Mortimer and his first wife Frances, dating from 1940 to 1945. These are often illustrated with pen and ink illustrations. Among the letters from Mortimer are a few manuscript poems and stories including a hand-sewn typescript booklet, The Poet and the Hippopotamus. And Other Works. There are also letters to R. M. Rice, 1960s.There are 4 x bound manuscripts, news-clippings extracted from an...
Dates: 1940-1945

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

Figures and plates for publications, 1940-c.1968

Identifier: Coll-41/4
Scope and Contents The material consists of photographic material, diagrams and illustrations used as figures or plates for Waddington's publications, including: various articles, published in scientific journals, including Evolution, the Journal of Embryology and Experimental Morphology, the Journal of Experimental Biology and ...
Dates: 1940-c.1968

Hand-coloured female characters from the novels of Walter Scott, plus one other hand-coloured illustration with an unidentified character, first half of the 19th century

 File — Box CLX-A-393
Identifier: Coll-1147/17-0176
Scope and Contents

Four hand-coloured illustrations illustrating characters from Walter Scott's novels, probably taken from Heath's Waverley gallery of the principal female characters in Sir Walter Scott's romances. The characters represented are: Lady Ashton (The Bride of Lammermoor); Rebecca (Rebecca's Hymn); Julia (Guy Mannering); and Margaret Ramsay (Fortunes of Nigel). One other unidentified.

Dates: first half of the 19th century