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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Autograph letter, signed, from Sir Walter Scott to Lieut. Colonel Birch + engraving, 20 October [1829]

 Item — Box CLX-A-105
Identifier: Coll-1147/94-79
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter, signed, from Sir Walter Scott to Lieut. Colonel Birch + engraving

Dates: 20 October [1829]

Diaries of Frederick Thomas Morrison

Identifier: Coll-443
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of diaries kept during Morrison's service as an engineer with the Africa Lakes Company, 1882-1887, as well as engravings and photographs of subjects around the lakes and rivers.

Dates: 1882-1887

Drawings and prints collected by Hugh Cleghorn

 Fonds — Box Coll-1619, Box: Coll-1619 / E2015.23
Identifier: Coll-1619
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of lithographs, engravings, and woodcuts, notes and news-clippings, drawings, sketches, tracings and water-colours, and photographs of drawings. These feature trees, flowers and leaves, figures, animals and places in the Himalayas and across India... Indian life, forests and gardens.

Dates: 17th-19th century

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

Engraved plan of a Botanic Garden on the River Saale, 18th century

Identifier: Coll-1619/3
Scope and Contents

18th century German engraved plan of a Botanic garden on the River Saale (possible Halle, founded 1698).

Dates: 18th century

Engraved plates from Georg Everhard Rumphius's Herbarium Amboinense, 1741

Identifier: Coll-1619/17
Scope and Contents

Nine uncoloured, engraved plates from Georg Everhard Rumphius's Herbarium Amboinense - from the same series as a larger collection at RBGE (Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh), with early mends with Indian paper annotated "Rumph. Amb'tt. 10, 12, 22, 59, 60, 62, 84, 89, 105".

Dates: 1741

Engraving by Nuria Quevedo as frontispeice in 'Aussichtsreiche Randfiguren : Aufsaetze'

Identifier: Coll-1116
Scope and Contents The engraving was held loose in the Edinburgh University Library copy ofAussichtsreiche Randfiguren ; Aufsaetzeby Eva Kaufmann, 2000, shelfmark KMP 827 (Special Collections), a work which forms part of the Karin Macpherson acquisition of literature and literary criticism from the former German Democratic Republic (DDR/GDR). The same engraving forms the frontispiece toAussichtsreiche Randfiguren ; Aufsaetze. The engraving depicts a walking figure (female) set against sunlight, and...
Dates: 2000

Engraving of comparative transverse sections of stems, 1795

Identifier: Coll-1619/11
Scope and Contents

Engraving of comparative t.s. [transverse] sections of stems (wood anatomy), entitled "Microscopic Objects of the Vegetable Kingdom as they appear when magnified, exhibiting a view of the Organization of timber".

Dates: 1795

Engraving of Dracophyllum verticillatum, 1800

Identifier: Coll-1619/35
Scope and Contents

Engraving of Dracophyllum verticillatum from English edition of Labillardiére's Relation du Voyage à la Recherche de la Pérouse. Piron del., Harding ex., Warren sc., published Debrett, Picadilly 1800. [Three further plates from this series are in the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh's collection].

Dates: 1800

Engraving with plants and figures, 17th century

Identifier: Coll-1619/2
Scope and Contents

17th century engraving with plants and figures - Abelmosch (= Abelmoschus), Semsen (= Sesamum), Sambak (= Jasminum): source unkown.

Dates: 17th century