Scrap-book, containing caricatures, some dated 1813, and other drawings, chiefly by John Gibson Lockhart, engravings, etchings, lithographs, etc. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.1626
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 1813-1857, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 87 Items (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    87 prints and drawings. Numbers 64-87, now pasted into the album, were received loose.

  • Scope and Contents

    The scrap-book includes the drawing of Fenella dancing before Charles II (? by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe) (number 78), that of John Gibson Lockhart and others riding to Selkirk, 1823 (number 80), and the portrait of Charles Scott, 1820 (number 82), all reproduced in Andrew Lang’s ‘Life and Letters of . . . Lockhart’, and a portrait of Tom Purdie, 1822 (number 79). The album also contains ‘Select Sonnets’ by George Huntly Gordon (printed, undated), with an autograph dedication by the author to Mrs Hope Scott, 1857 (number 63).

  • Bibliography

    Lang, Andrew. Life and letters of John Gibson Lockhart' (London, 1897).

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