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: seascapes and landscapes, circa 1850
Item — Oversize 1: Series 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains graphite drawings and watercolors of waterfront views and rural architecture. The drawings vary in degree of completeness, but show a range of interest and fairly skillful handling. Two inserted drawing by Emma Gurney Pease depict Mulgrave Castle, in Yorkshire, and a scene from Marske by the Sea. Both are done in graphite and watercolor.
Dates: circa 1850