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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Tools comprising thin pieces of material, such as metal, paper, cardboard, or stencil film, into which is cut, inscribed, or otherwise indicated a pattern, in such a way so that paint or ink applied to the surface of the stencil tool will produce a corresponding pattern on a second surface through the cut-outs. For large drawings into which holes are pricked in order to transfer designs to a large surface, prefer "cartoons (working drawings)"; for smaller drawings used for transferring designs, use "pounces (pricked drawings)."

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letters of Thomas Carlyle to his family.

Identifier: MSS.511-518
Scope and Contents

There are no letters of Thomas Carlyle to his father. Several letters of Jane Welsh Carlyle (sometimes added to Carlyle’s letters as postscripts) and of various members of Carlyle’s family are included. Other writers are Daniel Corrie, Bishop of Madras, 1836; W H Wills, ‘Editor and factotum‘ of Charles Dickens, 1855; and Rudolf Sonnenburg, who brought out a German edition of ‘Frederick’, 1867. There are also letters of Carlyle to Whewell, 1861, Emerson, 1869, and others.

Dates: 1821-1870, undated.

Letters of Thomas Carlyle to his family, with undated drafts and miscellanea., 27 June 1865-1870, undated.

Identifier: MS.518
Scope and Contents

Includes 22 draft letters, ?1867-?1870, an "Author’s note of 1868" to 'Sartor Resartus', a page of manuscript of 'Past and present', a note for 'Cromwell', a galley-proof of 'Frederick', other fragments, a book-plate, and a stencil for a silhouette.

Dates: 27 June 1865-1870, undated.