Sketch book of Major-General John Brown, containing drawings in pen, pencil and watercolour of buildings and landscapes in Scotland and Ireland. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.8026

Dates

  • 1784-1792. (Creation)

Extents

  • 62 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    62 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The artist made most of his sketches in August and September 1791, when he travelled from Elgin to Fort Augustus, Aviemore, and Cullen. There are also sketches of Edinburgh and of a few scenes in Ireland, and architectural drawings with measurements, mostly of Elgin Cathedral.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1954, by W Hannaford, Edinburgh.

Components