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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books or pads of blank sheets used or intended for sketching, which are informal or rough drawings.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Robert Leslie Collection

Call Number: MSS 15

The collection comprises sketchbooks, writings, and correspondence by Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859) and his family.

Dates: circa 1812-1900

Mary Leslie sketchbook (1), 1865

 Item — Vol. 3: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 15, Series I
Scope and Contents: The album is inscribed at front: "Eleven drawings & two cuttings, 1865." In fact, the album comprises 16 drawings and two cut-paper works, to which have been inserted three additional sheets containing five more drawings. About half of the drawings are finished in watercolor. Most of the drawings depict young ladies in various fashions; some depict children. The two cut-paper works depict a wading bird and a semi-abstract collection of flowers. At the end is tipped in a printed page of...
Dates: 1865

Mary Leslie sketchbook (2), circa 1860-1900

 Item — Vol. 4: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 15, Series I
Scope and Contents: This small sketchbook contains 72 mounted illustrations, which include pen and ink drawings, graphite sketches, watercolors, and cut-paper works.The cut-paper works include finely detailed textual and graphic pieces, such as a small mounted image of flowers and thistles which bears the legend, "Dieu et mon Droit." Another cut out piece depicts the scene of a hunt (perhaps inspired by the paintings of Stubbs), with a ferocious lion leaping to sink his teeth into a racing...
Dates: circa 1860-1900