Album compiled by Florence Banks of watercolours and photographs of Italy, Scotland and Cornwall. Edit




  • 1910-1924, 1955. (Creation)


  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    This album consists largely watercolours of places visited in Scotland, Italy, Switzerland, Devon and Cornwall between 1910 and 1924. Many are signed Florrie Banks, or F.B. Places depicted include Loch Laggan, Loch Achray, Loch Katrine, Ackergill Tower, Balmacarra, the castle of Eilean Donan and Loch Duich, Taynuilt, Loch Etive, Ben Cruachan, Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel, the road to Mallaig, Gruinard, Tarbert, Loch Fyne, Lochaillort, Loch Feochan.

    The album also includes a number of pasted in photographs of Florrie Banks` home, Wolfeton House, Dorset and of Meriden Hall. Some of the pages bear signatures dated 1955 including several by members of the Banks family and their relatives at Stucleys who inherited Wolfeton House on the death of Florence Banks in 1947.

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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Lyon and Turnbull, Edinburgh, 5 May 2016, Lot.297.30 May 2016