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School drawing book, circa 1840?

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I

Scope and Contents

Contains varied drawings in graphite and watercolor. They are generally skillful drawings, with graphite landscapes and watercolor botanical studies. Most of the landscapes depict rural and/or possibly local scenery, with one of them labeled “Darlington.” Many of the drawings and paintings here mirror those in her sister Emma’s sketchbook of the same period (Box 1, Folder 2).


  • circa 1840?


Physical Description

1 v. (22 leaves of drawings) ; 24 x 30 cm. Bound in half maroon roan and marbled boards.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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