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Sketchbook: Scotland, 1853

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I

Scope and Contents

Contains graphite drawings from a family trip to Scotland in 1853. The majority of pages in the sketchbook are blank. One sketch is labeled as having details added by "A. Lloyd," presumably a friend of Emma's. As is typical for Emma, the subject matter is that of scenes from nature or views of villages and architectural features from a distance. The sketches are mostly very complete and include a panoramic waterfront view done over two facing pages. Locations depicted include: Stirling, the Falls of Bruar, Loch Tummel, Tummel Bridge, Loch Goil (?), Fort Augustus, Iona, the Treshnish Isles (and the “Bac Mor,” or “Dutchman’s Cap” rock formation), Oban, Tay nuit (Muckcairn?), and Ellswater(?).


  • 1853


Physical Description

1 v. (14 leaves of drawings); 12 x 27 cm. Bound in quarter green morocco and green cloth.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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