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Botanical watercolors, 1880-1881

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I

Scope and Contents

Contains works signed "S.C.P.", the initials of Sarah Charlotte Pease. The botanical studies are done in watercolor throughout. Flowers depicted include roses, coneflowers, bush honeysuckle, Capsicum, lilies, poppies, and Buddleia. Several of the pieces are labeled "Ben Welldene," which was the home of the Hodgkin family, into which Sarah eventually married. Benwell Dene was designed by Alfred Waterhouse for Dr. Thomas Hodgkin, who later donated the house to the Royal Victoria School for the Blind. Other pieces were painted in Scotland, Germany, and at the Pease family home, Hutton Hall.


  • 1880-1881


Physical Description

1 v. (15 leaves of drawings) ; 26 x 18 cm. Coverless sketchbook.

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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