Pease, Francis Richard, 1844-1865
Francis Richard Pease (1844-1865): Son of Joseph and Emma Pease (nee Gurney). Living as of 1851 census. 1861 also, but not in 1871 or after. Death record of a ‘Francis Richard Pease’ in Middlesex County in 1865.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MSS 6
Overview: The collection comprises sketchbooks and exercise books belonging to the Pease family of Durham and Yorkshire Counties, England. The Peases were part of an important network of Quaker industrialists in the northeast of England, and established the nation's first railroad in 1825. Items in the collection date from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
Item — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains graphite drawings of scenery and domestic objects. Francis Richard Pease began this sketchbook when he was roughly 10 years old. Drawings are dated from 1854 to 1857. The drawings of scenery depict houses and other buildings, including churches and ruins. Objects drawn include a press, a stool, a model tin pump, an easel, and a vase.