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Watercolours. Paintings.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to two-dimensional works of art, usually on a paper support, to which pigment suspended in water is applied with a brush to create an image or design.

Found in 203 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript of 'The story of Henrietta Rhense' by William Black, with letters of and to Black., 19th century, undated.

Identifier: MS.19650
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Manuscript of 'The story of Henrietta Rhense.' It is undated but must have been written between 1866 and 1872 when William Black was living in Catherine Terrace in London (folio 1); (ii) Letters of William Black, 1877-1879, undated, to William Isbister and Donald Macleod, the publisher and editor of ‘Good Words’, concerning the serial publication and illustration of ‘Macleod of Dare’ (folio 8); (iii) Letters, 1912, concerning MS.19644 and other books in...
Dates: 19th century, undated.

Manuscript, undated, titled 'Some recreations of a handloom weaver', being a work on natural history written for his family by Alexander Gray (1800-1880), grandfather of Sir Alexander Gray., [Before 1881.]

Identifier: MS.26015
Scope and Contents

The manuscript consists of a general history and description of the earth, followed by descriptions of animals, illustrated with several watercolours. At the end (folio 203) are miscellaneous notes and verses.

Dates: [Before 1881.]

Microfilm of journals of John Francis Campbell, 1841-1842; and, Matthew Boulton Rennie, 1831, describing visits to Spain.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.799
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Journal of John Francis Campbell describing his time in Spain during a Mediterranean tour Campbell made while he was still a student at Eton, between 1841 and 1842 (Adv.MS.50.3.14, folios 18-86, 287-440);

Journal, 1831, of Matthew Boulton Rennie of a visit to Spain (MS.19949).

Dates: 1834, 1841-1842.

Miniature watercolour by A G Tompkins.

Identifier: Acc.11684
Scope and Contents

Includes letter gifting painting to the Advocates` Library.

Dates: 1923.

Miscellaneous fragments., 16th century, 18th century.

Identifier: MS.25251
Scope and Contents The contents are as follows. (i) Watercolour on vellum of the Virgin and Child with an ecclesiastic and a nobleman, mid-18th century (folio 1). This is probably the first leaf of a commission issued by a Doge of Venice. For a similar illumination by the same artist, see ‘Miniature dell’Italia settentrionale nella Fondazione Giorgio Cini’, page 74 (MS.12) and plate. (ii) 'Ane account of Mr Hooker's Ecclesiasticall Polity from Neal's history of the Puritans', 18th century (folio 2); (iii) Two...
Dates: 16th century, 18th century.

Miscellaneous material of the Faculty of Advocates.

Identifier: F.R.500-F.R.509
Dates: ?19th century-?20th century.

Miscellaneous pencil drawings, watercolours and photographs., 19th century.

Identifier: MS.15516
Scope and Contents

Included are drawings of a gateway at Auldbar and of the castle as remodelled in the 1840s and 1850s (folios 1-2).

Dates: 19th century.

Notebook containing a record of the campaigns of the 1st Battalion, Scots Fusilier Guards in the Crimea.

Identifier: MS.9319
Scope and Contents

The contents are compiled from official and other documents, and consist of: rolls of service of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and men who went to the Crimea; rolls of promotions, honours, and awards; detailed returns of the state and strength of the battalion, including medical reports; a journal of the campaigns and battles in which the battalion took part.

The notebook is illustrated with occasional sketches, ink and watercolour, and with two military poems.

Dates: 1854-1856.

Notebook of Alexander Drysdale, containing material on trigonometry with calculations of heights and distances illustrated with drawings in watercolours.

Identifier: MS.14286
Scope and Contents

One example is taken from Leith (folio 26). Also included are some sketch plans of property near Fergus, Ontario, farm accounts and miscellaneous notes, 1835-1838.

Dates: Early 19th century.

Notebooks from Perth Academy.

Identifier: MSS.14292-14293
Scope and Contents

Presented, 1975, by Mrs Isobel Stirling, Edinburgh.

Dates: 1828

Original water-colour drawings of Scottish legal robes, insignia, seals, etc., including those pertaining to courts now abolished.

Identifier: MS.541
Scope and Contents

One drawing was executed by James Drummond, Member of the Royal Scottish Academy. They were ‘first arranged and bound from an old collection’ in 1889.

Dates: [1889, or before.]

Paintings by Indian artists.

Identifier: MSS.16486-16489

Papers concerning "The Naturalist`s Library", edited by Sir William Jardine.

Identifier: Acc.6788
Scope and Contents

Containing original drawings, watercolours, working proofs and prints.

Dates: 1833-1845.