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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 7 Collections and/or Records:

Drawings: Nice, France, 1874

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains drawings in graphite and gouache, of scenes around Nice, France. The subject matter includes rural scenes and local residents, landscapes, mountain and waterfront views, and architectural features.
Dates: 1874

Drawings: Scotland, 1849

 Item — 1: Series 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains graphite and watercolor seascapes and landscapes, with scenes of Scottish towns and lakes. The sketches vary in degree of completeness. There are views of Marske-by-the-Sea, where the Joseph Pease family had a holiday residence called Cliffe House. One sketch, labeled “Meeting House, Easington,” is not signed and, based on slight differences in style and in handwriting, seems possibly to have been made by a different artist. Other locations depicted include: St. Andrew’s Church in...
Dates: 1849

Sketchbook: botanical drawings and rural scenery, 1840-1845

 Item — 1: Series 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Inscribed, "Emma Gurney Pease--from her dear Grandmamma Gurney, 1840." Contains graphite sketches of rural scenery and botanical studies in watercolor. The works are generally accomplished, with detailed graphite drawings and carefully painted watercolors. Emma’s work seems to show a stronger aptitude in, or even preference for, graphite pieces. The scenes depicted in the sketches include images of rural cottages, architectural ruins, and studies of tree leaf patterns. Many of the images in...
Dates: 1840-1845

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: Scotland, 1853

 Item — 1: Series 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...
Dates: 1853

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/schoolbook: Balder Grange, 1845

 Item — 1: Series 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains graphite sketches done mostly during family visits to Balder Grange, the home of Emma’s aunt and uncle, and other local places. The sketches are labeled in what seems an adult’s hand, in purple pencil. They are not fully finished, in most cases. In addition to the sketches, there are a couple of poems written in pen and black ink in a mature hand. The verse is about moral topics, but includes a rather odd poetic dialog between a sailor and a landlord, contrasting the lures of alcohol...
Dates: 1845