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:
Botanical watercolors, 1880-1881
Item — 2: Series 1, Folder: 14
Call Number: MSS 6, Series I
Scope and Contents: Contains works signed "S.C.P.", the initials of Sarah Charlotte Pease. The botanical studies are done in watercolor throughout. Flowers depicted include roses, coneflowers, bush honeysuckle, Capsicum, lilies, poppies, and Buddleia. Several of the pieces are labeled "Ben Welldene," which was the home of the Hodgkin family, into which Sarah eventually married. Benwell Dene was designed by Alfred Waterhouse for Dr. Thomas Hodgkin, who later donated the house to the Royal Victoria School for the...
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.