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Collection consisting chiefly of sketches and drawings by Lieutenant-General G H Hutton, part 1, box 2., 1783-1820, undated.

Identifier: Adv.MS.30.5.22 (2 of 7), numbers 8a-16

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Aberdeenshire (8a) Drawing, undated, in ink with areas of wash, of Undy Chapel, ‘by Mr Grimm’ (?1794 if by S H Grimm). (8b) Drawings, 1809, ‘Cape stones on the garden wall of, Inverugie, Castle. The letters GB and date 1670 appear to have been done at a much later period than the sculptured coach, which is probably three or four hundred years older. 9th Novr. 1809.’ (8c) Drawing, undated, ‘Fyvie [Castle] by Mr Cordiner [probably James Cordiner]’. (9a) Sketch, 1820, ‘Monymusk from the south east, 22d. Augt. 1820’. (9b) Drawing, undated, ‘Stone at Monymusk, Aberdeen’ by James Logan from sketch, 1819, by his brother John Logan, of memorial stone for Sir John Aikenwall. (9c)-(9d) Copies of engraving, 1821, of inscribed stone near Newton, by H Irvine.

Angus (10a) Watercolour, 1790, ‘Abberbrothick [i.e. Arbroath] Abbey, Angusshire, July 5 1790’. The drawing is marked ‘no. 11’. (10b) Drawing, ‘Abberbrothock [i.e. Arbroath] Abbey, 1785’. Reproduced in ‘The antiquities of Scotland’ by Francis Grose, volume 2, following page 256. (10c) Watercolour, ‘Abberbrothick [i.e. Arbroath] Abbey, Angusshire, June 19th 1790’. (10d) Reduced drawing, with areas of wash, ‘Abberbrothick [i.e. Arbroath] Abbey, 1790, Angusshire’. The drawing is marked ‘no. 6’. (11) Drawing, 1816, ‘Monument at Arbroath, in the burial ground on the north side of the abbey church.’ (12a) Sketch, 1820, ‘The cathedral church of Brechin – S. E. view – 13 Oct. 1820.’ (12b) Engraving, undated, ‘Church of Brechin’, showing the cathedral and round tower. (12c) Sketch, ‘South view; Maison Dieu, Brechin, Sepr. 1814’. (13a) Sketch ‘Monument in the north wall of the church of Bendochy near Cupar [i.e. Coupar Angus] in Angus, Oct. 1820’. (13b) Drawing, ‘Monument in the north wall of the church of Bendochy near Cupar [i.e. Coupar Angus] in Angus, Octr. 1820. Its original situation is probably now unknown’. (14a) Sketch, ‘Remains of the abbey of Coupar in Angus, looking west, Aug. 28. 1820. These small remains are on the Dundee road adjoining the south west angle of the church yard, & are supposed to have been the porter’s lodge.’ (14b) Sketch, ‘Remains of the abbey &c. Cupar [i.e. Coupar Angus], Angus, looking north, Augt. 29. 1820. (14c) Drawing, Coupar Abbey, Angus, 1789’. (14d) Drawing, ‘The abbey of Cowpar [i.e. Coupar Angus] in Angus, from the S.E. 1783.’ (14e) Sketch of a sculpted stone, ‘At Cupar [i.e. Coupar Angus], Angus, 29 Augt. 1820. It is built into the wall of a house opposite the church yard gate.’ (14f) Drawing, ‘Mont. at Cupar [i.e. Coupar Angus] in Angus, 29 Augt. 1820. It was found (26 Aug. 1820) in digging a grave in the church yard. (It was placed erect when drawn).’ (15a)-(15b) ‘Ground plan of the abbey of Cupar [i.e. Coupar Angus] in Angus. Copied from a plan comd. by Mr John Mitchell, Cupar in Angus, Decr. 1820.’ (15c) Drawings, 1820, of sculptured stones, Coupar Angus Abbey, by William Mitchell. (15d) Engraved plan ‘View of the Roman military way between the camps of Battle Dykes & Haerfauds, in the Muir of Lour’. Taken from a copy of ‘Britannia: or a chorographical description…’ by William Camden; translated by Richard Gough, volume 3, plate 30, page 408. (16) Sketch ‘Col. Ch. [i.e. St. Mary’s Collegiate Church] of Guthrie, S. E. view; Sepr. 1814.’


  • Creation: 1783-1820, undated.


28 Items

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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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