Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Books or pads of blank sheets used or intended for sketching, which are informal or rough drawings.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Sketchbook: scenery and domestic objects, 1854-1857
Item — 2: Series 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains graphite drawings of scenery and domestic objects. Francis Richard Pease began this sketchbook when he was roughly 10 years old. Drawings are dated from 1854 to 1857. The drawings of scenery depict houses and other buildings, including churches and ruins. Objects drawn include a press, a stool, a model tin pump, an easel, and a vase.