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Facsimiles. Reproductions.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Precise reproductions, usually in the same dimensions as the original, especially of books, documents, prints, and drawings. Today often reproduced photographically; in the past, reproduced by engraving or other printmaking process.

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Album of Adam White, the naturalist (1817-1879), entitled on the cover 'Weeds and wild flowers'.

Identifier: MS.10306
Scope and Contents A draft title-page (folio 24) suggests that in 1850 Adam White was proposing to publish a work on 'Weeds and wild-flowers loved by Wordsworth', and the first part of the album contains a collection of materials towards this purpose: drawings and engravings of wild flowers with some specimens of pressed flowers, newspaper-cuttings, and copies of letters and poems of Wordsworth.The collection of information is then extended to include other poets: Coleridge, Cowper, Southey,...
Dates: Mid 19th century-?late 19th century.

Argyll papers., ?1640, 1715.

Identifier: MS.2980, folios 6-10
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise a copy of a letter, ?1640, of the Earl of Argyll to 'Dougall' (folio 6); facsimiles of a minute, 11 August 1715, of a meeting of freeholders and other heritors of Argyll convened at Inveraray to decide on measures to be taken against the Jacobite invasion, with undertaking to support the Government signed by those present (folio 7), and of a letter, 27 August 1715, of the Duke of Argyll thanking them (folio 9).

Dates: ?1640, 1715.

Correspondence of Sir Charles Stuart (later Baron Stuart de Rothesay), when British Ambassador to France; and facsimile of a copy of the “Memoire et vote définitif et final de la Cour de Vienne dans l’affaire Aldobrandini".

Identifier: MSS.15386-15390
Scope and Contents

The correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Charles Stuart from French officials and politicians, with drafts or copies of some of his replies and some petitions for help from British residents in or travellers through France, and from French citizens. There are also a few letters to him concerning his book-collecting activities.

Dates: 1815-1830, undated.

Description and transcription, 19th century, of a manuscript of the German translation of the romance of 'Pontus and Sidonia', 1465, in the Landesbibliothek Gotha.

Identifier: Adv.MS.19.1.14
Scope and Contents The volume contains a 19th-century description and transcription of manuscript Chart. A 590, held in the Forschungsbibliothek Gotha. Chart. A 590 contains the German translation of the French romance 'Pontus and Sidonia', and according to a scribal colophon was written in 1465 by Nicolaus Huber, presbyter in Brixen. The German translation has been attributed to Eleanor of Austria (1433-1480), daughter of King James I of Scotland and wife of Sigismund, Archduke of Austria. The...
Dates: 1465, 19th century, probably early 1820s.

Digital copies of letters of James, Robert and William Low, emigrants in the USA.

Identifier: Acc.13361
Scope and Contents

Digital copies in pdf format of ten letters, 1871 - 1884, of James, Robert and William Low of Forfar, emigrants in New Jersey, Texas and Chicago, with transcriptions of the letters in word and rich text format and family history notes in pdf format.

Dates: 1871 - 1884.

Facsimile, 19th century, of charter, 1236, by Alexander II, in favour of Richard de Moray, of lands in Kincorth and Kintessack.

Identifier: Ch.A.125
Scope and Contents

A transcript and facsimile of the original charter are included in `Registrum Moraviense`.

Dates: 1236.