Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 53 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
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...
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Content Description 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
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.
Fonds — Box CLX-A-327
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.
Correspondence, papers, photographs of William Charles Chapman-Mortimer, which include letters to his wife, illustrated stories and poems
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Content Description 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 accompanying volume...
Identifier: EUA GD55/1/4/2/2
Scope and Contents Also includes original hard front cover of the publication. These illustrations were used as teaching aids at DCPE.
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 ...
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
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
Scope and Contents The series contains many surgical drawings showing procedures or particular conditions or cases used to assist Professor Dott in his work with neurosurgery and in his teaching.