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

Identifier: Acc.13733

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 Bankes, 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 Bankes' home, Wolfeton House, Dorset and of Meriden Hall. Some of the pages bear signatures dated 1955 including several by members of the Bankes family and their relatives at Stucleys who inherited Wolfeton House on the death of Florence Bankes in 1947.


  • Creation: 1910-1924, 1955.

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

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland
30 05 2016
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