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Switzerland -- Pictorial works

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Album, circa 1826–1854

 Item — Vol. 4
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed at front: "Mary Parker, 1829." Album reveals Mary’s ongoing interest in comic scenes, picturesque views, and fine art. It includes drawings from key tourist sites, such as Northern Italy’s Lago Maggiore and Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne, as well as a series of copies after works in the British Museum. These drawings occasionally identify the collection from which the artworks come; many are from the bequests of Reverend Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode (1730–1799) and Richard Payne Knight...
Dates: circa 1826–1854

Album of drawings of France and Switzerland, 1824

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents: Labeled on the spine "Vol. 1 1824". Comprises sketches from Anna Margaret Carr's Grand Tour, in France and Switzerland. The sketches begin on 22 August 1824 near Montreuil. Carr traveled for five weeks from Paris to Florence (first going north-east through Reims via Soissons, then south through Geneva via Dijon and Poligny, and finally along the northern shore of Lake Geneva through Lausanne). The first volume ends on 8 September 1824 at Saint Maurice.
Dates: 1824

Album of drawings of Switzerland and Italy, 1824

 Item — Oversize 4: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents: A continuation of the previous sketchbook, labeled on the spine "II Vol 1824". Carr's Grand Tour continues on 9 Sept 1824 at Tourtemagne (Turtmann, Switzerland). She crosses through Simplon Pass in early September and moves southeast towards Como, south to Genoa, and spends the last week of September traveling east along the Mediterranean, with sketches concentrated in La Spezia, Livorno, Pisa, and Florence.
Dates: 1824

Trude Geiringer photographs and scrapbook

Call Number: GEN MSS 1700
Overview: The collection consists of gelatin silver photographic prints, photograph albums, and a scrapbook created by Austrian photographer Trude Geiringer. Albums contain studio portraits and travel photographs of Austria, the Swiss Alps, Rome, and pre-World War II Yugoslavia in regions of present-day Croatia and Slovenia. Also included is a picture postcard featuring a portrait of actor Werner Krauss. The scrapbook contains newspaper and magazine clippings of images taken by Atelier Geiringer und...
Dates: 1927–1937, undated

Mary Leighton Collection

Call Number: MSS 16
Overview: The collection comprises ten original sketchbooks, albums, and scrapbooks compiled by Mary Leighton and her children, 1824-1860.
Dates: 1824-1860

Peter E. Palmquist photographs

Call Number: WA Photos 524
Overview: Photographic material that chiefly documents Peter Palmquist's professional life as a photographer. This includes images from his service in the United States Army, mainly with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Paris, France, 1955-1959, as well as his career as a staff photographer for Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1961-1989. The latter photographs include significant documentation of the Theater Arts Department and its productions. Other photographs and...
Dates: circa 1950-2003

Pease family collection of sketchbooks and exercise books

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.
Dates: 1814-1909

Prints and drawings of Viennese and Austrian scenes

Call Number: GEN MSS 1423
Overview: Collection of European topical prints and drawings by various artists and printers, some unidentified, created circa 1600 through 1904. The bulk of the collection consists of urban and rural scenes and cityscapes, primarily in Vienna, as well as other Austrian cities and towns and some cities in Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Subjects of prints and drawings include churches, buildings, public works, palaces and castles, public squares, parks and gardens, and train stations in...
Dates: circa 1600-1904

Sketchbook (portfolio): Scotland, Switzerland, etc. , 1849-1889

 Item — 1: Series 1, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Emma Gurney Pease made sketches over a number of years using this book. Because the design was such that individual pages could be removed, most of the sketches sit loose inside the covers. Most sketches are in graphite alone. Some are in graphite with the addition of sepia or indigo wash and gouache. There are a few pieces in full color watercolors. Many items appear fully finished, while some of the others have shading/coloration notes that indicate that Emma intended to come back and apply...
Dates: 1849-1889

Sketchbook: Switzerland, 1886

 Item — 2: Series 1, Folder: 13
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains watercolors made by Lady Pease during a family trip to Switzerland in 1886. The paintings are mostly very complete and depict landscapes observed throughout the voyage, from the Dover cliffs to the mountains and lakes of Switzerland. Labeled scenes include: Dover, Zurich, Silvaplana, Engadin, Poschiavo, St. Moritz, Thusis, Simplon, Chillon Castle, Lake Geneva, and Interlaken.
Dates: 1886

Sketchbook: Switzerland and Cornwall, 1851-1852

 Item — 1: Series 1, Folder: 6
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Inscribed "Emma G Pease/Southend/Darlington/1851" on flyleaf. Contains sketches, in graphite and watercolor, made during family trips to Switzerland in 1851 and to Cornwall in 1852. Most of the drawings are rough sketches, with touches of white gouache occasionally used to indicate snow on mountains or rushing water. Locations depicted include: Port Maurizio, Lake Como, Martigny, Montreux, Fribourg, Lucerne, Thun, Heidelberg Castle, M. Maggiore, Cornwall, and Colham Lawn (?).
Dates: 1851-1852

Sketchbook: Switzerland and Cornwall, 1851-1852

 Item — 2: Series 1, Folder: 11
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains graphite and watercolor drawings from a family trip to Switzerland in 1851 and a second trip to Cornwall in 1852. As is typical of Jane’s work, the sketches are all landscapes of one kind or another, showing mountains, lakes, notable architectural features like Chillon Castle in Switzerland, and scenes from villages. In addition to the drawings made in Switzerland, the pieces from the trip to Cornwall consist of seascapes and landscapes. In particular, Jane includes a sketch of Cotham...
Dates: 1851-1852