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Graphite drawings

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms

Found in 429 Collections and/or Records:

A Midsummer Night's Dream : drawings of a female with arms outstretched , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 2: Series 2; Series 4 [39002106195978], Folder: 17a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Includes three views of same pose, as well as color and detail notes for the costume and hair.
Dates: circa 1886-1897

Acrobats (female) : drawing of a tightrope walker in a leotard , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1g
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV

Acrobats (female) : drawing of two trapeze artists connected by a rope , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1(d)
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV

Acrobats (female) : drawings of a female figure in a dress , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1a
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Includes a brief note on the color of the dress.
Dates: circa 1886-1897

Acrobats (female) : drawings of a female holding a staff, from behind, and her patella , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 2: Series 2; Series 4 [39002106195978], Folder: 1h
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Includes detail and color notes for her stomach, thighs, patella, etc.
Dates: circa 1886-1897

Acrobats (female) : drawings of a female on a horse and in a dress, circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1b
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV

Acrobats (female) : drawings of female trapeze artists , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1c
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Nineteen small drawings depict various stages of female trapeze act.
Dates: circa 1886-1897

Acrobats (female) : drawings of tightrope walkers in various positions , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1(f)
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Drawings depict female tightrope walkers in various stages of action.
Dates: circa 1886-1897

Acrobats (female) : drawings of two acrobats on a tightrope , circa 1886-1897

 Item — 4: Series 4 [39002106195994], Folder: 1e
Call Number: MSS 9 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Larger drawing depicts two tightrope walkers. Smaller drawing depicts a single tightrope walker with a leg lifted.
Dates: circa 1886-1897

African (Xhosa?) woman carrying baskets on her head., circa 1846-1851

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 4 [39002106196117], Folder: 5d(3)
Call Number: MSS 11, Series IV
Scope and Contents: An African woman is seen from behind in this apparently incomplete sketch. She bears three baskets on her head and carries a fourth basket in her hand. She wears some kind of band-like top, with a wrapped long skirt. Her feet are bare and she wears bracelets on her wrists. A palm tree is sketched loosely at left. Unlabeled.
Dates: circa 1846-1851

Album, 1827

 Item — Vol. 2
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed “Drawings by Mary Parker Lady Leighton” on front pastedown. Leighton made the album during an extensive tour of the Rhineland, Switzerland, and northern Italy, in the company of her mother and brother. The journal and drawings of the tour by her brother, John Parker, are at the National Library, Aberystwyth. See: Parry, Edward, "The Revd John Parker: ‘a warm partizan of Gothic art'", Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, vol. 64, (2020), pp. 90-114.The album...
Dates: 1827

Album, circa 1826-1829

 Item — Vol. 3
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Contains numerous caricatures in pen-and-ink and watercolor; many of these satirize contemporary women’s fashion. Mary’s comic drawings are interspersed with landscapes, copies after Old Masters, and prints clipped from various sources. Among these are twenty-three lithographs from Keller and Füssli’s Collection des costumes de la Suisse (Zurich, n.d.); seven illustrations from an unidentified volume of natural history; satirical prints; an article on the...
Dates: circa 1826-1829

Album, circa 1826–1854

 Item — Vol. 4
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed at front: "Mary Parker, 1829." Album reveals Mary’s ongoing interest in comic scenes, picturesque views, and fine art. It includes drawings from key tourist sites, such as Northern Italy’s Lago Maggiore and Switzerland’s Lake Lucerne, as well as a series of copies after works in the British Museum. These drawings occasionally identify the collection from which the artworks come; many are from the bequests of Reverend Clayton Mordaunt Cracherode (1730–1799) and Richard Payne Knight...
Dates: circa 1826–1854

Album, circa 1846-1853

 Item — Vol. 5
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Bound by Shrewsbury bookseller R. Davies, the scrapbook features drawings primarily by Baldwyn and Stanley. These provide a clear sense of how Mary guided her children in art instruction, encouraging them to copy from illustrations. Though the original sources for the drawings are unclear, the family must have had in its possession at least one illustrated copy of Pilgrim’s Progress, from which Baldwyn drew two scenes. Stanley seems to have been interested as...
Dates: circa 1846-1853

Album, 1825-1851

 Item — Vol. 6
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed at front: “Baldwin Leighton, Loton Park, Shrewsbury, Augst. 1846”; but whether this is Mary’s husband or son is uncertain. Though the younger Leighton took the spelling “Baldwyn” in contrast to his father’s “Baldwin,” in his youth he seems to have alternated between the two. The scrapbook again reveals the children’s practice of copying from book and journal illustrations to develop their skills. Included among the drawings are Baldwyn’s awkward copy of the engraving “General Tom...
Dates: 1825-1851

Album, circa 1847–1852

 Item — Vol. 7
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Inscribed “Mary Leighton / Scraps from her Children / Loton Park 1847–50” on front pastedown. Drawings by Baldwyn, Stanley, and Frances comprise much of the scrapbook, with only a few additions by Charlotte and Isabella. There is also a loose silhouette interleaved among the pages, captioned “Eton 1852,” which portrays Baldwyn during his study there. Drawings by Baldwyn and Stanley focus on notable battles and include figures from contemporary campaigns—such as soldiers from the Anglo-Sikh...
Dates: circa 1847–1852

Album, circa 1850?

 Item — Vol. 8
Call Number: MSS 16
Scope and Contents: Scrapbook features prints clipped from various sources; several business cards from shops in London, Florence, and Chiavenna; and a small group of drawings by Mary and Baldwyn. The collection of prints is peculiar in its range of subjects: among portraits, picturesque scenes, and fine-art reproductions, there are several newspaper engravings that suggest especially lurid stories. The most notable include the beheading of a prisoner—an undated journal illustration, likely for a report on the...
Dates: circa 1850?

Album of drawings of France and Italy, 1827

 Item — Oversize 5: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents: Labeled "Foreign Sketches 1827" on the spine. This album seems to record the start of Anna Margaret Carr's 1827-8 voyage to the Continent, beginning near Paris (the first labeled sketch is in Montreuil, France, on 7 September 1827) and tracing her voyage southeast into Italy and eventually to Pisa, where the sketchbook ends in November 1827 (though she remained there through early 1828). The drawings are pasted into the album in rough chronological order. In her first week near...
Dates: 1827

Album of drawings of France and Switzerland, 1824

 Item — Oversize 3: Series 1
Call Number: MSS 8, Series I
Scope and Contents: Labeled on the spine "Vol. 1 1824". Comprises sketches from Anna Margaret Carr's Grand Tour, in France and Switzerland. The sketches begin on 22 August 1824 near Montreuil. Carr traveled for five weeks from Paris to Florence (first going north-east through Reims via Soissons, then south through Geneva via Dijon and Poligny, and finally along the northern shore of Lake Geneva through Lausanne). The first volume ends on 8 September 1824 at Saint Maurice.
Dates: 1824