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 1 Collection or Record:
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...