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80389
  • Title
    Item 04: Sketchbook comprising mainly natural history drawings, 1855-1872 / Louisa Calvert (nee Atkinson)
  • Call number
    PXA 4499
  • Level of description
    item
  • Date

    1855-1872
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    80389
  • Issue Copy
    Partly Digitised : 10 pages only selected for digitisation
    Microfilm : CY 1937, frames 1-98
  • Physical Description
    1 sketchbook (180 pages) - quarter bound on marbled boards, and with marbled edges - 27.7 x 19.2 x 1.3 cm.
  • Scope and Content
    Sketchbook comprises bird drawings, botanical studies, insect studies, a fine drawing of a lobster, drawings of Atkinson's family home at Oldbury, near Sutton Forrest, and copies of European art works. The majority of the drawings are in watercolour, but there are also a number of pen and ink drawings.
  • Source
    Presented by Miss Janet Cosh, Nov 1961
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • General note

    Digital order no:Album ID : 982612
  • Signatures / Inscriptions

    Inscribed on fly leaf in pencil "Louisa Snowden A. Calvert."
    Many of the drawings are annotated
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